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Journal of Philosophical Logic 40 (3):371 - 396 (2011)
|Abstract||Situations serving as partial worlds as well as events in natural language semantics are constructed from a type-theoretic interpretation of firstorder formulae and (after a type reduction) temporal formulae. Limitations of the Russell-Wiener-Kamp derivation of time from events are discussed and overcome to give a more widely applicable account of temporal granularity. Finite situations are formulated as strings of observations, conceptualized to persist inertially (in the absence of forces)|
|Keywords||Situations Events Time Strings Natural language semantics Types|
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