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Subject and predicate in logic and grammar

Author: P F Strawson
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Strawson has supplied a new introduction for this reissue of his modern classic, originally published in 1974. This text explores two conceptions of subject and predicate; one of which lies at the  Read more...

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Strawson, P.F.
Subject and predicate in logic and grammar.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004
(OCoLC)624478411
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P F Strawson
ISBN: 0754637875 9780754637875 0754637883 9780754637882
OCLC Number: 51867862
Description: xiv, 118 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Subject in Logic --
The 'Basic Combination' --
Some formal differences --
Spatio-temporal particulars and general concepts --
Propositional combination: a tripartition of function --
Formal differences explained for the basic case --
The generalization of the form --
An objection answered --
Proper Names--and Others --
What is the use of them? --
Names and identity --
Names in the framework of logic: proper names, variable names and descriptive names --
General names --
The Subject in General --
Language-Types and Perspicuous Grammars --
Essential grammar and variable grammar --
Language-Types 1 and 2 --
Language-Type 3: relations --
Further minor enrichments: space-time indication --
Substantiation and its Modes --
Special case and general function --
Some supporting evidence --
Modes of substantiation --
Further matters: existence; negation; scope --
The Generalization of the Subject --
Derivative roles and derivative elements --
The generalization of the subject --
The fitting in of features.
Responsibility: P.F. Strawson.

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