Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Everyone, all: “everyone” and “all” are colloquial forms, which are formalized in logic as quantifiers (universal quantifier). While "all" refers to a collective in general, "everyone" refers to individuals. E.g. everyone can win the lottery, but not all can win the lottery.
 
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"Every" /"every logician" / Cresswell: the set of all logicians. (Or the 2nd order property to be true of the set of all logicians).
Universal qQantifier / Cresswell: is a unique such quantity - Problem: - "the most" "most": Here there is no clear such set.

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

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30