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Type 〈1, 1〉 Quantifiers of Natural Language

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the most important quantifiers for natural language semantics: the class of type ‹1, 1› quantifiers. The term ‘quantirelation’ was introduced for expressions in natural ... More


Symmetry and Other Relational Properties of Type 〈1, 1〉 Quantifiers

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Type ‹1, 1› quantifiers are (on each universe) binary relations between sets, and it is natural to inquire how quantirelation denotations behave in terms of ordinary relational properties. This ... More


Possessive Quantifiers

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses possessive and exceptive expressions that can be seen as determiners. Possessive determiners constitute a major form of possessive expressions in English and Swedish, whereas ... More


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