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Single Idea 10666

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / G. Quantification / 6. Plural Quantification]

Full Idea

It may be that plural reference gives atomism the resources to state complex facts without needing to refer to complex things.

Gist of Idea

Plural reference will refer to complex facts without postulating complex things


Keith Hossack (Plurals and Complexes [2000], 1)

Book Reference

-: 'British Soc for the Philosophy of Science' [-], p.413

A Reaction

This seems the most interesting metaphysical implication of the possibility of plural quantification.