Linguistics and Philosophy

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 409–466

Demonstratives as individual concepts

Research Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10988-008-9043-0

Cite this article as:
Elbourne, P. Linguist and Philos (2008) 31: 409. doi:10.1007/s10988-008-9043-0


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


DemonstrativesIndividual conceptsPronounsSituation semantics

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsQueen Mary, University of LondonLondonUK