Natural Language Ontology

Oxford Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2017)
Abstract
The aim of natural language ontology is to uncover the ontological categories and structures that are implicit in the use of natural language, that is, that a speaker accepts when using a language. This article aims to clarify what exactly the subject matter of natural language ontology is, what sorts of linguistic data it should take into account, how natural language ontology relates to other branches of metaphysics, in what ways natural language ontology is important, and what may be distinctive of the ontological categories and structures reflected in natural language.
Keywords ontology  natural language  semantics  referential term  abstract objects
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