Research Article

Linguistics and Philosophy

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 409-466

Demonstratives as individual concepts

  • Paul ElbourneAffiliated withDepartment of Linguistics, Queen Mary, University of London Email author 

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Abstract

Using a version of situation semantics, this article argues that bare and complex demonstratives are interpreted as individual concepts.

Keywords

Demonstratives Individual concepts Pronouns Situation semantics