Unity and plurality : logic, philosophy, and linguistics / Massimiliano Carrara, Alexandra Arapinis, and Friederike Moltmann
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Pluralities in Logic -- 1.Relations as Plural-Predications in Plato / Theodore Scaltsas -- 2.How to Harness Basic Law V / Øystein Linnebo -- 3.Singularist Predicative Analyses and Boolos's Second-Order Pluralism / Timothy Smiley -- 4.The Ontology and Logic of Higher-Order Multitudes / Peter Simons -- 5.The Logicality of Second-Order Logic: An Analysis in Terms of Plural Arbitrary Reference and Acts of Choice / Enrico Martino -- pt. II Pluralities in Semantics -- 6.Plural Reference and Reference to a Plurality: Linguistic Facts and Semantic Analyses / Friederike Moltmann -- 7.Quantifiers, Determiners, and Plural Constructions / Byeong-Uk Yi -- 8.Mass and Plural / Thomas J. McKay -- 9.Linguistic Plurality and the Conceptualization of Part Structure / Paolo Acquaviva -- 10.Partial Involvement: Groups and their Structure / Alexandra Arapinis.
- This volume brings together new work on the logic and ontology of plurality and on the semantics of plurals in natural language. A team of leading experts explore the traditions of plural reference and a singularist approach to plurals; investigate non-standard mereology; and explore novel applications to natural language phenomena.
- 9780191785030 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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