Journal article

THE CLOSING OF THE MIND: HOW THE PARTICULAR QUANTIFIER BECAME EXISTENTIALLY LOADED BEHIND OUR BACKS

Graham Priest

REVIEW OF SYMBOLIC LOGIC | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2008

Abstract

The paper argues that the view that the particular quantifier is 'existentially loaded' is a relatively new one historically and that it has become entrenched in modern philosophical logic for less than happy reasons.