Transparent Grammars

  • Kit Fine
Conference paper
Part of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications book series (MSRI, volume 21)

Abstract

‘Cat’ is a word which occurs in ‘cattle’, but it does not occur as a word; ‘1 + 2’ is a term which occurs in ‘1 + 2.3’, but it does not occur as a term. All such occurrences of expressions might be said to be accidental, since they are accidents of how the syntax of the language happens to be realized.

Keywords

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References

  1. [1]
    Fine, K., Transparency I and II, submitted to Language and Control.Google Scholar
  2. Harrison, M. A., Introduction to Formal Language Theory, Addison-Wesley, Massachusetts.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kit Fine
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyU.C.L.A.USA

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