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Title: Quantifiers in Language and Logic
Written By: Stanley Peters
Dag Westerståhl
URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199291250
Description:

Quantification is a topic which brings together linguistics, logic, and
philosophy. Quantifiers are the essential tools with which, in language or
logic, we refer to quantity of things or amount of stuff. In English they
include such expressions as 'no,' 'some,' 'all,' 'both,' and 'many.' Peters
and Westerståhl present the definitive interdisciplinary exploration of how
they work - their syntax, semantics, and inferential role.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019929125X
ISBN-13: 9780199291250
Pages: 560
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00