Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17 (1):185-187 (1987)

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In a recent article in this journal, Roberts suggests a semantic method for distinguishing ambiguity and generality, a method which is intended to avoid the problems that others such as Zwicky and Sadock, Hintikka, and McCawley have found in making such a decision. Roberts claims that his test derives its validity from the observation that an ambiguous expression has a disjunction of meanings, whereas a general expression has but one meaning.
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A Reply to Martin on Ambiguity.Arnold M. Zwicky & Jerrold M. Sadock - 1984 - Journal of Semantics 3 (3):249-256.
Ambiguity Vs. Generality: Removal of a Logical Confusion.Lawrence Roberts - 1984 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (2):295-313.
Ambiguity Vs. Generality: Removal of a Logical Confusion.Lawrence Roberts - 1984 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (2):295 - 313.

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