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Plural Predication. .

Author: Curly MacKay; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Plural predication is a pervasive part of ordinary language. This book explores the enrichment of modern logic with plural predication and quantification. It analyses singular and plural definite  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Curly MacKay; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0199278148 9780199278145
OCLC Number: 426423265
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages .)
Contents: A formal language with non-distributive plurals : preliminary considerations --
Against singularism --
Semantics --
Natural language issues --
Set theoretic semantics --
Among --
The : basic logic --
The : context sensitivity --
Pronouns --
Plurals and events.
Responsibility: By Thomas McKay.

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