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Author Wetzel, Linda, 1951-

Title Types and tokens : on abstract objects / Linda Wetzel
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 180 pages) : illustrations
Contents The data -- Types exist -- Paraphrasing, part one: words -- Paraphrasing, part two -- The trouble with nominalism -- Remarks on a theory of word types -- A serious problem for realism?
Summary There is a widely recognized but infrequently discussed distinction between the spatiotemporal furniture of the world (tokens) and the types of which they are instances. In this book, Linda Wetzel examines the distinction between types and tokens and argues that types exist
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Type and token (Linguistics)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008043056
ISBN 0262259273 (electronic bk.)
0262266148 (electronic bk.)
9780262259279 (electronic bk.)
9780262266147 (electronic bk.)