Challenges for Ontological Engineering in the Humanities – A Case Study of Philosophy

  • Pawel GarbaczEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 544)


The paper develops an idea of an engineering ontology whose purpose is to represent philosophy as a research discipline in the humanities. I discuss a three recent attempts in this respect with the aim to identify their modelling potential. The upshot of this analysis leads to a new conceptual framework for ontological engineering for philosophy. I show how this framework can be implemented in the form of a simple OWL ontology.


Ontology Development Engineering Ontology Philosophical Idea Propositional Structure Resource Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyThe John Paul II Catholic University of LublinLublinPoland

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