Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Quantifiers: in the predicate logic, quantifiers are the symbol combinations (Ex) and (x) for the set of objects to which one or more properties are attributed to. A) Existence quantification (Ex)(Fx) ("At least one x"). B) Universal quantification (x)(Fx) ("Everything is F"). For other objects e.g. y, z,… are chosen. E.g. (x) (Ey) (Fx > Gy). See also quantification, generalized quantifiers.
 
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Quantifier / GeachVsCarnap: all quantifiers contain variables

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P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26