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DP> In a message dated 6/10/01 4:33:29 AM, [log in to unmask] writes:

DP> << does someone know a good structuring of human vokabulary
DP> dividing all words up into abstract-nouns + conrete-nouns, >>

DP>     So, how would you classify dragon or unicorn?  Concrete?  Abstract?

DP> -David


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
un-imaginableness.

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.

opinions appreciated,
c.s.