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Paul Dekker
University of Amsterdam
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With this paper I aim to demonstrate that a look beyond the Aristotelian square of opposition, and a related non-conservative view on logical determiners, contributes to both the understanding of Aristotelian syllogistics as well as to the study of quantificational structures in natural language
Keywords Categorial logic  Square of opposition  Cube of oppositions  Generalized quantifiers  Conservativity  Topical restriction  Focus sensitivity  Existential there   Only   Many
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Generalized Quantifiers and Natural Language.John Barwise & Robin Cooper - 1981 - Linguistics and Philosophy 4 (2):159--219.
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Restrictions on Quantifier Domains.Kai von Fintel - 1994 - Dissertation, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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