Sense, Quantity, and Extension
Truth Be Told can be used for courses in philosophy of language, semantics, and the foundations of logic.
Chapter 4. Formal Semantics
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The Individuation of Expressions
In formal semantics, the sentences of natural language are translated into sentences of an artificial language of the sort used in formal logic. The semantic evaluation rules are given for expressions of the artificial language. Translation into the artificial language is necessary in order to avoid the ambiguities of natural language. In the artificial language lexical items have only single meanings, and sentence structures allow only single readings.
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