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Table 2 Differences between foundational ontologies (non-exhaustive, partially based on ONSETv1.2 [7])

From: Toward a systematic conflict resolution framework for ontologies

Feature Examples
attributions trope theory (UFO) vs. quality & qualia (DOLCE) vs. none (BFO)
stuff yes (DOLCE) or no (BFO)
concepts yes (DOLCE) or no (BFO)
abstract entities yes (DOLCE, UFO) or no (BFO)
realizables yes (BFO) or no (DOLCE, UFO)
functions yes (BFO, YAMATO), no (DOLCE, UFO)
boundaries yes (BFO) or no (DOLCE, UFO)
situations yes (UFO, GFO) vs. no (BFO)
particulars & universals both (UFO, GFO), either/or (DOLCE, BFO)