chapter  39
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Multiple Quantification II

WithG. E. Hughes, D. G. Londey

No doubt many men are wise, but it makes good sense to say of a single man, such as Socrates, that he is wise. Up to now, all the expressions we have called predicates have stood for properties which it makes sense to attribute to a single individual. Such predicates are known as monadic, or one-place, predicates.