Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.

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
Cresswell, M.J. Quantifiers   Cresswell, M.J.
Gärdenfors, Peter Quantifiers   Gärdenfors, Peter
Geach, Peter T. Quantifiers   Geach, Peter T.
Hintikka, J. Quantifiers   Hintikka, J.
Langacker, R. W. Quantifiers   Langacker, R. W.
Lewis, David Quantifiers   Lewis, David
Lorenzen, Paul Quantifiers   Lorenzen, Paul
Quine, Willard Van Orman Quantifiers   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Russell, Bertrand Quantifiers   Russell, Bertrand
Stalnaker, R. Quantifiers   Stalnaker, R.
Stechow, A. von Quantifiers   Stechow, A. von
Wessel, H. Quantifiers   Wessel, H.
Wittgenstein, L. Quantifiers   Wittgenstein, L.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-20