Number words and ontological commitment

Berit Brogaard

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With the aid of some results from current linguistic theory, I examine a recent anti-Fregean line with respect to hybrid talk of numbers and ordinary things, such as 'The number of moons of Jupiter is four'. I conclude that the anti-Fregean line with respect to these sentences is indefensible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-20
Number of pages20
JournalPhilosophical Quarterly
Issue number226
StatePublished - Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes

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