Generalised quanti?er theory is a central topic in logic with important applications in semantics of natural language. Recent work in the application ?eld has led to new logical questions and new theoretical developments, showing that quanti?er theory is a truly interdisciplinary ?eld. This volume presents contributions to quanti?er theory and its applications and gives a good impression of the depth and diversity of recent work in the ?eld. The book starts with a long introduction aimed at making the individual papers accessible to a wide audience of logicians and linguists.
Preface; 1. Basic quantifier theory Jaap van der Does and Jan van Eijck; 2. Quantifiers in the world of types Johan van Benthem; 3. Dynamic generalized quantifiers Martin van den Berg; 4. Monotone quantifiers: interpolation and preservation Kees Doets; 5. Quantifiers and partiality Jan van Eijck; 6. The semantics of exception phrases Jacob Hoeksema; 7. Further beyond the Frege boundary Edward L. Keenan; 8. Configurational expression of negation William A. Ladusaw; 9. Natural deduction for generalized quantifiers Michiel van Lambalge; 10. Conditionals and quantifiers Serge Lapierre; 11. Branching quantification and scope independence Feng-Hsi Liu; 12. Generalized quantifier theory and the semantics of focus Sjaak de Mey; 13. Parallel quantification Martijn Spaan; 14. Quantification over time Henriette de Swart; 15. The semantics of plural noun phrases Henk Verkuyl and Jaap van der Does; 16. Relativization of quantifiers in finite models Dag Westerstahl; 17. Facets of negation Frans Zwarts.
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