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Dynamic predicate logic
This paper is devoted to the formulation and investigation of a dynamic semantic interpretation of the language of first-order predicate logic. Expand
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Coreference and modality
The prevailing view on meaning in logical semantics from its inception at the end of the nineteenth century until the beginning of the eighties has been one which is aptly summarized in the sloganExpand
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World and Life as One: Ethics and Ontology in Wittgenstein’s Early Thought
This book explores in detail the relation between ontology and ethics in the early work of Ludwig Wittgenstein, notably the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and, to a lesser extent, the NotebooksExpand
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Changez le contexte
J. Groejnendijk, M. Stokhof, F. Veltman, Universite d'Amsterdam : « Changez le contexte ! » The paper advocates a move from the traditional logical-philosophical concept of meaning as a pictorialExpand
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Can Natural Language Be Captured in a Formal System
The question whether natural language can be captured in a formal system has been argued at length, and both a positive and a negative answer has been defended. The paper investigates the main linesExpand