Plural quantification exposed

Noûs 37 (1):71–92 (2003)
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This paper criticizes George Boolos's famous use of plural quantification to argue that monadic second-order logic is pure logic. I deny that plural quantification qualifies as pure logic and express serious misgivings about its alleged ontological innocence. My argument is based on an examination of what is involved in our understanding of the impredicative plural comprehension schema.
Keywords plural logic  Boolos
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DOI 10.1111/1468-0068.00429
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