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Plural logic

Author: Alex Oliver; T J Smiley
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley provide an account of plural logic. They argue that there is such a thing as genuinely plural denotation in logic, and expound a framework of ideas that includes the distinction between distributive and collective predicates, the theory of plural descriptions, multivalued functions, and lists.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Oliver; T J Smiley
ISBN: 9780191843877 0191843873
OCLC Number: 974010992
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The project --
History --
Changing the subject --
Predicative analyses --
Terms --
singular and plural --
The indeterminacy of plural denotation --
Some basic ideas of plural logic --
Plural descriptions --
Multivalued functions --
Lists --
Singular logic --
Mid-plural logic --
Full plural logic --
Cantorian set theory --
Higher-level plural logic --
Postscript: unfinished business.
Responsibility: Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley.

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In their clear and combative style, they introduce the relevant notions and offer rebuttals to arguments that would oppose their own positions ... Oliver and Smiley's book is full of careful and Read more...

 
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