Not logged in : Login
(Sponging disallowed)

About: fiat object part     Goto   Sponge   NotDistinct   Permalink

An Entity of Type : owl:Class, within Data Space : linkeddata.uriburner.com associated with source document(s)
QRcode icon
http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpurl.obolibrary.org%2Fobo%2FBFO_0000024

AttributesValues
Type
subClassOf
example of usage
  • the FMA:regional parts of an intact human body.
  • the Western hemisphere of the Earth
  • the division of the brain into regions
  • the division of the planet into hemispheres
  • the dorsal and ventral surfaces of the body
  • the upper and lower lobes of the left lung
  • or with divisions drawn by cognitive subjects for practical reasons, such as the division of a cake (before slicing) into (what will become) slices (and thus member parts of an object aggregate). However, this does not mean that fiat object parts are dependent for their existence on divisions or delineations effected by cognitive subjects. If, for example, it is correct to conceive geological layers of the Earth as fiat object parts of the Earth, then even though these layers were first delineated in recent times, still existed long before such delineation and what holds of these layers (for example that the oldest layers are also the lowest layers) did not begin to hold because of our acts of delineation.Treatment of material entity in BFOExamples viewed by some as problematic cases for the trichotomy of fiat object part, object, and object aggregate include: a mussel on (and attached to) a rock, a slime mold, a pizza, a cloud, a galaxy, a railway train with engine and multiple carriages, a clonal stand of quaking aspen, a bacterial community (biofilm), a broken femur. Note that, as Aristotle already clearly recognized, such problematic cases – which lie at or near the penumbra of instances defined by the categories in question – need not invalidate these categories. The existence of grey objects does not prove that there are not objects which are black and objects which are white; the existence of mules does not prove that there are not objects which are donkeys and objects which are horses. It does, however, show that the examples in question need to be addressed carefully in order to show how they can be fitted into the proposed scheme, for example by recognizing additional subdivisions [29
editor note
  • BFO 2 Reference: Most examples of fiat object parts are associated with theoretically drawn divisions
elucidation
  • b is a fiat object part = Def. b is a material entity which is such that for all times t, if b exists at t then there is some object c such that b proper continuant_part of c at t and c is demarcated from the remainder of c by a two-dimensional continuant fiat boundary. (axiom label in BFO2 Reference: [027-004])
has associated axiom(fol)
  • (forall (x) (if (FiatObjectPart x) (and (MaterialEntity x) (forall (t) (if (existsAt x t) (exists (y) (and (Object y) (properContinuantPartOfAt x y t)))))))) // axiom label in BFO2 CLIF: [027-004]
has a SPARQL endpoint at
BFO OWL specification label
  • fiat-object-part
  • fiat-object
BFO CLIF specification label
  • FiatObjectPart
label
  • fiat object part
  • fiat object
isDefinedBy
preferred label
  • fiat object part
topic
described by
Identifier
  • 027-BFO
definition
  • (Elucidation) a fiat object part b is a material entity which is such that for all times t, if b exists at t then there is some object c such that b is a proper continuant part of c at t and b is demarcated from the remainder of c by one or more fiat surfaces
example
  • The upper and lower lobes of the left lung, the dorsal and ventral surfaces of the body, the Western hemisphere of the Earth, the FMA:regional parts of an intact human body.
is subClassOf of
is annotatedSource of
is http://vocab.deri.ie/void#inDataset of
is topic of
Faceted Search & Find service v1.17_git51 as of Jun 26 2020


Alternative Linked Data Documents: PivotViewer | ODE     Content Formats:       RDF       ODATA       Microdata      About   
This material is Open Knowledge   W3C Semantic Web Technology [RDF Data] Valid XHTML + RDFa
OpenLink Virtuoso version 08.03.3317 as of Jun 10 2020, on Linux (x86_64-generic-linux-glibc25), Single-Server Edition (378 GB total memory)
Data on this page belongs to its respective rights holders.
Virtuoso Faceted Browser Copyright © 2009-2020 OpenLink Software