“Legal systems are perhaps the most well-developed ontologies in the social world. Most laws are categorizations of objects at some level and most legal disputes turn on distinctions among categories. Because legal systems often comprise the most well-developed ontologies of the social world, they are a good reference for philosophers and social scientists seeking to study social objects. (Koepsell 1999: 219)”

Legal systems are perhaps the most well-developed ontologies in the social world. Most laws are categorizations of objects at some level and most legal disputes turn on distinctions among categories. Because legal systems often comprise the most well-developed ontologies of the social world, they are a good reference for philosophers and social scientists seeking to study social objects. (Koepsell 1999: 219)”

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