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J. P. Studd

in Everything, more or less: A defence of generality relativism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198719649
eISBN:
9780191788734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719649.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The notion of quantification is clearly central to the absolutist’s characteristic claim that we sometimes quantify over an absolutely comprehensive domain. Barwise and Cooper give a widely accepted ... More


The intensionalization of extensions

Pieter A. M. Seuren

in From Whorf to Montague: Explorations in the Theory of Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682195
eISBN:
9780191764929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682195.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter argues for replacing possible world semantics (PWS) with an ecologically motivated alternative. Besides failing to account for intensionality phenomena or scope differences, PWS is a ... More


Second Methodological Interlude

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A second stepping back and drawing of general conclusions from the specific arguments that have occurred in earlier chapters. All our intuitions about language are shown to arise from our experience ... More


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