And here the variable ‘x’ is bound by the quantifier outside the scope of ‘believes… ’, and ‘a’ is a name for x which may or may not be a name which S knows.
There are some kinds of relative clauses in which a quantifier or other operator binds the relative especially tightly to the interpretation of the syntactic head, e.g. ‘the only thing that trumps fear is greed’.
The epsilon operator is a term-forming operator which replaces quantifiers in ordinary predicate logic.
In order to avoid confusion between the objectual and substitutional interpretations of the quantifiers , I shall use ‘p’ to designate the universal substitutional quantifier.
Sentences containing multiple quantifiers are known to give rise to several interpretations.
Frege was the first to attempt to transcribe the old statements of categorical logic in a language employing variables, quantifiers and truth-functions.
A discussion of grounding involves examining the role of determiners and quantifiers , and other aspects of the noun phrase.
Some words and phrases used as quantifiers can also be used as intensifiers, as in: much nicer; much less; many more; a little better; a lot older; a lot too old; a bit too much.
For proving injectivity and surjectivity of functions, Ward had stressed how a proof strategy could be outlined by simply looking at the quantifiers in the definitions.
The questionnaire included examples of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and ‘closed-class’ words - pronouns, question words, prepositions and articles, and quantifiers .