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Class PrimaryEntity

Name: PrimaryEntity
Definition: Valuable entity which, when perceived, is clearly delimited from its context, categorized, and understood without the need of explicit interpretive processes.
Is abstract: Yes
Aspects:
Comments: This does not mean that primary entities are completely objective or that everyone understands them in the same manner. Different people usually understand primary entities in different ways, since their perception is mediated by different and implicit subjectivities that shape the primary entity disctinctly.

Class hierarchy

Generalized classes: ValuableEntity (Depending on ModeOfUnderstanding)
Specialized classes: Depending on Nature:

Attributes

Name Card Type Mark Inherited from
Name 0..* Text L
Name used by convention to identify the associated valuable entity.

Associations

Name Card Opposite class Mark Inherited from
IsTheBasisFor 0..* DerivedEntity T
Each valuable entity may be the basis for a number of derived entities.
IsLocatedAt 0..* Location T
Each valuable entity may be located at a number of locations.
IsLocationReferenceOf 0..* RelativeLocationByReference
Each valuable entity may be the reference of a number of relative locations by reference.
IsLocationSourceOf 0..* RelativeLocationByIntermediateDistance
Each valuable entity may be the source of a number of relative locations by intermediate distance.
IsLocationDestinationOf 0..* RelativeLocationByIntermediateDistance
Each valuable entity may be the destination of a number of relative locations by intermediate distance.
IsStartingPointOf 0..* RelativeLocationByDistanceAndBearing
Each valuable entity may be the starting point of a number of relative locations by distance and bearing.
HasCircumstances (W) 0..* Circumstance
Each valuable entity may have a number of inherent circumstances.
MediatesTheOccurrenceOf 0..* Activity T
Each valuable entity may mediate the occurrence of a number of activities.
IsFormallyInvolvedIn 0..* PerformativeEntity T
Each valuable entity may be formally involved in a number of performative entities.
IsFormallyDesignatedAs 0..* ExpressiveDesign
(FormalDesignator)
T
Each valuable entity may be formally designated as a number of expressive designs.
IsActuallyInvolvedIn 0..* Manifestation
Each valuable entity may be actually involved in a number of manifestations.
IsActuallyDesignatedAs 0..* ManifestationOfExpressiveDesign
(ActualDesignator)
Each valuable entity may be actually designated by a number of manifestations of expressive design.
IsInvolvedIn 0..* Norm
Each valuable entity may be involved in a number of norms.
IsDescribedBy 0..* Representation
Each valuable entity may be described by a number of representations.
IsValorizedBy 0..* Valorization
Each valuable entity may be valorized by a number of valorizations.
IsCategorizedAs 0..* Category
Each valuable entity may be categorized as a number of categories.
IsUsedIn 0..* Use
Each valuable entity may be used in a number of uses.
Configures 0..* Situation T
Each valuable entity may configure a number of situations.
IsMentionedBy 0..* Argumentation T
Each valuable entity may be mentioned by a number of argumentations.
Embodies 0..* Representation (own)
Each primary entity may embody a number of representations.
WasCreatedFrom 0..* PrimaryEntity
(Reference)
(own)
Each primary entity may have been created from a number of other reference primary entities.
WasUsedToCreate 0..* PrimaryEntity
(Result)
(own)
Each primary entity may have been used to create a number of other resultant primary entities.
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