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Single Idea 10792

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / G. Quantification / 4. Substitutional Quantification]

Full Idea

Kripke proposes that the substitutional quantifier is not a replacement for, or in competition with, the standard interpretation.


The 'standard interpretation' is that quantifiers refer to objects

Gist of Idea

The substitutional quantifier is not in competition with the standard interpretation


report of Saul A. Kripke (A Problem about Substitutional Quantification? [1976]) by Ruth Barcan Marcus - Nominalism and Substitutional Quantifiers p.165

Book Reference

'Philosophy of Logic: an anthology', ed/tr. Jacquette,Dale [Blackwell 2002], p.165