The Intensional Many - Conservativity Reclaimed

Journal of Philosophical Logic 43 (5):883-901 (2014)

Following on Westerståhl’s argument that many is not Conservative [9], I propose an intensional account of Conservativity as well as intensional versions of EXT and Isomorphism closure. I show that an intensional reading of many can easily possess all three of these, and provide a formal statement and proof that they are indeed proper intensionalizations. It is then discussed to what extent these intensionalized properties apply to various existing readings of many
Keywords Generalized Quantifiers  Many  Intensionality
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DOI 10.1007/s10992-013-9301-7
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