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The Many and the One: A Philosophical Study of Plural Logic

Salvatore Florio and Øystein Linnebo


Plural logic has become a well-established subject, especially in philosophical logic. This book explores its broader significance for philosophy, logic, and linguistics. What can plural logic do for us? Are the bold claims made on its behalf correct? After introducing plural logic and its main applications, the book provides a systematic analysis of the relation between this logic and other theoretical frameworks such as set theory, mereology, higher-order logic, and modal logic. The applications of plural logic rely on two assumptions, namely that this logic is ontologically innocent and has ... More

Keywords: plurals, plural logic, set theory, mereology, higher-order logic, absolute generality, modality, singularism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198791522
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198791522.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Salvatore Florio, author
University of Birmingham

Øystein Linnebo, author
University of Oslo