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Claudio Gnoli
Universita' degli Studi di Pavia
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    Levels of Reality and Levels of Representation.Claudio Gnoli & Roberto Poli - 2004 - Knowledge Organization 31 (3):151-160.
    Ontology, in its philosophical meaning, is the discipline investigating the structure of reality. Its findings can be relevant to knowledge organization, as well as models of knowledge can in turn offer relevant ontological suggestions. Several philosophers in time have pointed out that reality is structured into a series of integrative levels, like the physical, the biological, the mental, and the cultural one, and that each level plays as a base for the emergence of more complex ones. Among them, more detailed (...)
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    Categories and Facets in Integrative Levels.Claudio Gnoli - 2008 - Axiomathes 18 (2):177-192.
    Facets and general categories used in bibliographic classification have been based on a disciplinary organization of knowledge. However, facets and categories of phenomena independent from disciplines can be identified similarly. Phenomena can be classified according to a series of integrative levels (layers), which in turn can be grouped into the major strata of form, matter, life, mind, society and culture, agreeing with Nicolai Hartmann’s ontology. Unlike a layer, a stratum is not constituted of elements of the lower ones; rather, it (...)
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    Facets: A Fruitful Notion in Many Domains. [REVIEW]Claudio Gnoli - 2008 - Axiomathes 18 (2):127-130.