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Single Idea 10641

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / G. Quantification / 6. Plural Quantification]

Full Idea

The traditional view in analytic philosophy has been that all plural locutions should be paraphrased away by quantifying over sets, though Boolos and other objected that this is unnatural and unnecessary.

Gist of Idea

Traditionally we eliminate plurals by quantifying over sets

Source

Řystein Linnebo (Plural Quantification [2008], 5)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [plato.stanford.edu], p.15