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ThatBritGuy:
But for physics it seems to be more useful to ask what things do and how they behave than what they are.
Maybe this is a hint that ontology is just a load of humanure.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 at 08:12:47 AM EST
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Not if it gets you asking interesting questions.

There's a difference between unknown and unknowable. It's unscientific to assume that ontology is unknowable unless that can be proved rigorously.

Until that happens, we're left with unknown - and some interesting open questions.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 at 11:18:49 AM EST
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