Tuesday, March 16, 2010


If (all) propositions intrinsically have a logical structure, then does an english speaker's utterance of "I will go to the store unless you already bought milk" typically express a proposition with the structure ~P>Q, or one with the structure PvQ?

Does it depend on the situation? Who bought milk last time? :)

It seems better to say that propositions expressed by natural language sentences only have a logical structures only relative to a choice of logic, and a method of translation.

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