Re: basic question
|Date:||Monday, June 11, 2001, 1:44|
well maybe your right and definite distinction is not possible without
ache. i came up with it inspried by my grammar book which told me about
it, maybe the terms "abtract nouns/concrete nound" are just a
tendencies and not a fixed categorization.
MT> From: "claudio" <claudio.soboll@...>
>> you confront me with rare exceptions, but ok...
>> "dragons" and "unicorns" are concrete terms because they describe
>> imaginable "things". it doesnt matter if they exist or not.
>> thats my opinion,
>> abstraction in this context is characterized through its
>> we could debate about feelings like "love" "valor" "passion",
>> and man could say feelings are a kind of preception.
>> i would reduce perception to the 5 biological senses excluding
>> feelings. to get a sharp grisp avoiding cases of doubts.
MT> 5 senses? How about "quark" or "UV ray"?
MT> Are "noise" and "light" concrete and "silence" and "darkness" abstract?