Plural Reference and Reference to a Plurality. Linguistic Facts and Semantic Analyses

In Massimiliano Carrara, Alexandra Arapinis & Friederike Moltmann (eds.), Unity and Plurality. Logic, Philosophy, and Semantics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 93-120 (2016)
Abstract
This paper defends 'plural reference', the view that definite plurals refer to several individuals at once, and it explores how the view can account for a range of phenomena that have been discussed in the linguistic literature.
Keywords plurals  definite descriptions  plural reference
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