Complex individuals and multigrade relations

Noûs 9 (3):309-318 (1975)
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Abstract

I relate plural quantification, and predicate logic where predicates do not need a fixed number of argument places, to the part-whole relation. For more on these themes see later work by Boolos, Lewis, and Oliver & Smiley.

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Adam Morton
PhD: Princeton University; Last affiliation: University of British Columbia

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Plural quantification.Ø Linnebo - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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