Re: Comparison of philosophical languages
|From:||Andrew Nowicki <andrew@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 23, 2003, 1:32|
Joseph Fatula wrote:
JF> amphibian = land-water-animal
James Landau wrote:
JL> That's exactly what I would have done for
I was making a two-root taxonomy. The third
root was reserved for a species, for example
frog. Now I am thinking about 8 or 9 letters
long names of flora and fauna...
JL> How about roots like . . . earth, water, fire,
JL> air, light, sound, life, death, birth,
JL> same, not, opposite, inner, sun, moon . . .
Most of them are already defined. "Moon" is useless.
"not" and "opposite" are redundant. It takes
hundreds of hours to design and test a set of
roots that makes sense.