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Everything That Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About Logic But Were Ashamed to Ask - James D. McCawley

Everything That Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About Logic But Were Ashamed to Ask

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Published: 1st January 1993
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McCawley supplements his earlier book--which covers such topics as presuppositional logic, the logic of mass terms and nonstandard quantifiers, and fuzzy logic--with new material on the logic of conditional sentences, linguistic applications of type theory, Anil Gupta's work on principles of identity, and the generalized quantifier approach to the logical properties of determiners.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
The Subject Matter of Logic
Logic and ""Logical Form""
On the Nature of Propositions
Ambiguity
Logic and the Division of Labor
Some Syntactic Prerequisites Exercises
Predicate Logic I: Syntax
The Notion of ""System of Formal Logic""
Quantifiers, Predicates, and Variables
Coherence Conditions on Variables
The Logicians' Favorite Quantifiers
Rules of Inference Exercises
Propositional Logic I
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ISBN: 9780226556116
ISBN-10: 0226556115
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 656
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.2  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised