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Ontological Matrices

by Lincoln Cannon on 30 October 2010 (updated 19 October 2016)

Ontological Matrices

These matrices help me visualize categories, or relations between key concepts, as I understand and use them in my writing. Relations are both within and between matrices. Here’s an example of a relation within a matrix: individuals are to communities as anatomies are to environments. Here’s an example of a relation between matrices: truth is to communities as knowledge is to individuals.

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