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Single Idea 10290

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / G. Quantification / 5. Second-Order Quantification]

Full Idea

Second-order variables can range over properties, sets, or relations on the items in the domain-of-discourse, or over functions from the domain itself.

Gist of Idea

Second-order variables also range over properties, sets, relations or functions


Stewart Shapiro (Higher-Order Logic [2001], 2.1)

Book Reference

'Blackwell Guide to Philosophical Logic', ed/tr. Goble,Lou [Blackwell 2001], p.33