Axiomathes 22 (3):385-401 (2012)

The paper relates the basic ontological categories defined by Roman Ingarden to an engineering model of function known by the name of Functional Basis. The intended aim of this exercise in applied philosophy is to make this model more consistent and outline some possible extensions thereof
Keywords Function  Artefact  Ontology
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DOI 10.1007/s10516-010-9141-9
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Ingarden and the Ontology of Cultural Objects.Amie Thomasson - 2005 - In Arkadiusz Chrudzimski (ed.), Existence, Culture, and Persons: The Ontology of Roman Ingarden. Frankfurt: pp. 115-136.

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Engineering Differences Between Natural, Social, and Artificial Kinds.Eric T. Kerr - 2013 - In Maarten Franssen, Peter Kroes, Pieter Vermaas & Thomas A. C. Reydon (eds.), Artefact Kinds: Ontology and the Human-made World. Synthese Library.

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