Generalized Quantifiers, and Beyond

Logique Et Analyse (208):309-326 (2009)
Abstract
I show that the contemporary dominant analysis of natural language quantifiers that are one-place determiners by means of binary generalized quantifiers has failed to explain why they are, according to it, conservative. I then present an alternative, Geachean analysis, according to which common nouns in the grammatical subject position are plural logical subject-terms, and show how it does explain that fact and other features of natural language quantification.
Keywords Generalized Quantifiers  Plural Reference  Restricted Quantifiers
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