The Proper Treatment of Quantification in Ordinary English

  • Richard Montague
Part of the Studies in Cognitive Systems book series (COGS, volume 2)


The aim of this paper is to present in a rigorous way the syntax and semantics of a certain fragment of a certain dialect of English. For expository purposes the fragment has been made as simple and restricted as it can be while accommodating all the more puzzling cases of quantification and reference with which I am acquainted.1


Present Treatment Individual Concept English Sentence Common Noun Recursive Definition 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Montague
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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