Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 August 2006

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780199278145

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Plural Predication

Thomas McKay

A Clarendon Press Publication

  • Phrases like 'People are surrounding the building' can apply only to the group, not to the individual members
  • Modern logic can't cope with such concepts: McKay now shows how it can incorporate them
  • Relevant across philosophy of language, linguistics, logic, and metaphysics

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