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For a logician, to analyze an expression E means - ac cording to T I L - to find the construction expressed by E. , such means as alphabetically ordering the variables used in the construction). A special subproblem arises here with respect to the type-determination of the objects denoted by verbs. ξn )τ)Ω)-objects . Remark 1. , the case where a verb denotes an ((oτ)ω) -object ( = a proposition), by the members of the class of "impersonal verbs", such as (it) rains4. Remark 2. Instead of ( (ητ)ω) we shall write ητω, where η is a type.
Though we do not believe that English can be (fully) described if (only) the mehtods of formal logic (and math ematics) are used, we subscribe the results of an empirical a necessary ingredient of the to the requirement analysis that (which appears to be study of natural languages) 40 should be formulated explicitly, with the use of formal means, as far as this is possible. It seems that several further steps may foster mutual understanding between lo gicians (and formally oriented linguists) on the one hand and empirically working linguists on the other.
The (single) proposition corresponding to h, as. a partial function from W (the set of possible worlds) into T (the set of truth values)? 1 for a schematic overview of the framework. e. a certain sense of a sentence). g. I know that I know nothing) are true (in the literal meaning) in no possible world. g. in Sgall, 1968) can be inter preted in such a way that for every meaning m of such a sentence every reference assignment ref (m) yields such a sense h that every Prop (h) assigns no truth value to any possible world.