Complex individuals and multigrade relations

Noûs 9 (3):309-318 (1975)

Adam Morton
University of British Columbia
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.
Keywords quantification  mereology  part-whole relation
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DOI 10.2307/2214634
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