Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Existential quantification, logic: formalizing the statement that in a specified domain there is at least one object with a certain property. The quantification consists of a quantifier "(∃x)" "for some x", a variable for objects "x" and one or more variables for the predicates F, G ... - The quantification does not claim the existence of the properties ascribed. See also universal quantification, quantification, quantifiers, logic, second order logic, HOL, schematic letters, predicates.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Field, Hartry Existential Quantification   Field, Hartry
Geach, Peter T. Existential Quantification   Geach, Peter T.
Wittgenstein, L. Existential Quantification   Wittgenstein, L.

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2018-01-23