Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Universal quantification: an operator, which indicates that the following expression is a statement about all the objects in the considered domain. Notation "(x)" or "∀x". Ex. E.g. (x) (Fx ∧ Gx) everyday language "All Fs are Gs." .- Antonym
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Allquantifikation / Cresswell: Lewis: E.g. "A donkey always sleeps": quantification by "always" - Cresswell: strong change of logic -
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always / quantification / Lewis: always a universal quantifier - unselective quantifier: simply binds all variables in its domain - E.g. always: time points.
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universal quantification / existential quantification / Cresswell / (s) are equivalent, if there is only one unique object.

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M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23