11149 | Affirming/denying sentences are universal, particular, or indeterminate [Aristotle] |
9106 | The word 'every' only signifies when added to a term such as 'man', referring to all men [William of Ockham] |
9950 | A quantifier is a second-level predicate (which explains how it contributes to truth-conditions) [Frege, by George/Velleman] |
14137 | 'Any' is better than 'all' where infinite classes are concerned [Russell] |
9467 | Wittgenstein tried unsuccessfully to reduce quantifiers to conjunctions and disjunctions [Wittgenstein, by Jacquette] |
10922 | Objects are the values of variables, so a referentially opaque context cannot be quantified into [Quine] |
9015 | Universal quantification is widespread, but it is definable in terms of existential quantification [Quine] |
10926 | Quantifying into referentially opaque contexts often produces nonsense [Quine] |
10311 | No sense can be made of quantification into opaque contexts [Quine, by Hale] |
10538 | Finite quantification can be eliminated in favour of disjunction and conjunction [Quine, by Dummett] |
10799 | Nominalists should quantify existentially at first-order, and substitutionally when higher [Marcus (Barcan)] |
15891 | Traditional quantifiers combine ordinary language generality and ontology assumptions [Harré] |
19057 | Classical quantification is an infinite conjunction or disjunction - but you may not know all the instances [Dummett] |
13438 | 'Prenex normal form' is all quantifiers at the beginning, out of the scope of truth-functors [Bostock] |
6042 | The quantifier is overrated as an analytical tool [McGinn] |
6067 | Existential quantifiers just express the quantity of things, leaving existence to the predicate 'exists' [McGinn] |
6890 | Quantifiers turn an open sentence into one to which a truth-value can be assigned [Mautner] |
18492 | Not all quantification is either objectual or substitutional [Williamson] |
11007 | Quantifiers are second-order predicates [Read] |
8452 | Traditionally, universal sentences had existential import, but were later treated as conditional claims [Orenstein] |
16416 | The quantifier in logic is not like the ordinary English one (which has empty names, non-denoting terms etc) [Hofweber] |