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  1. Sep 2015
  2. plato.stanford.edu plato.stanford.edu
    1. metaphysical

      From Apple Dictionary: metaphysics - the branch of philosophy that deals with the first principles of things, including abstract concepts such as being, knowing, substance, cause, identity, time, and space. [race, religion, etc.]

      ontology - a branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being.

    2. ontological status

      ontological status - they ways in which people define, characterize, and categorize a lived/experienced/observed phenomenon is that phenomenon's "ontology." The observed phenomena in this case are physical differences between various social groups from different geographic locations.

    3. putatively

      putative |ˈpyo͞otətiv| adjective [ attrib. ] generally considered or reputed to be: the putative father of a boy of two.