Sharvy's theory of definite descriptions revisited

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Abstract

The paper revisits Sharvy's theory of plural definite descriptions. An alternative account of plural definite descriptions building on the ideas of plural quantification and non-distributive plural predication is developed. Finally, the alternative is extrapolated to account for generic uses of definite descriptions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)160-180
Number of pages21
JournalPacific Philosophical Quarterly
Volume88
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

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