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Re: c.d.theory glossary - RELATION

From: x <x-false_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 19:36:40 +0300
Message-ID: <40927fe2@post.usenet.com>

"mAsterdam" <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org> wrote in message news:40927b31$0$557$e4fe514c_at_news.xs4all.nl...

> These sure do not have the sense of 'aboutness' I have,
> and saw confirmed at

http://www.hyperdictionary.com/search.aspx?define=fact
>
> Equating 'fact' and 'thing' gives me an uneasy feeling.
Fact and EXISTING thing.
I have seen this before in a book about logic. Relations viewed as objects ...

> Just curious: what was the source of this definition?
Random House Webster's College Dictionary 1992

But look at the definiton 4. you quoted or those in "Webster's 1913 Dictionary"
at http://www.hyperdictionary.com/search.aspx?define=fact

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