Determiners, adjectives and a query of Von Benthem's

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In this note I provide an answer to an apparently technical query by van Benthem (1986; 67) concerning denotations of English expressions. The answer turns out to be revealing of some systematic semantic differences associated with certain categories of expression. The categories of interest to us are illustrated in (1a) and given an extensional type theoretic analysis in (1b).

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Essays in Logical Semantics.Johan van Benthem - 1988 - Studia Logica 47 (2):172-173.

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