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Meanwhile, Within the Frege Boundary

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In this paper, I want to contribute to understanding and improving on Keenan'sintriguing equivalence result about reducible type < 2 > quantifiers (Keenan, 1992).I give an alternative proof of his result which generalizes to type < 2 > quantifiers, andI show how the reduction of a reducible type < 2 > quantifier to (the composition of) ntype < n > quantifiers can be effected.

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Dekker, P. Meanwhile, Within the Frege Boundary. Linguistics and Philosophy 26, 547–556 (2003).

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