Montague grammar

/ (ˈmɒntəˌɡjuː) /

noun

logic linguistics a model-theoretic semantic theory for natural language that seeks to encompass indexical expressions and opaque contexts within an extensional theory by constructing set-theoretic representations of the intension of an expression in terms of functions of possible worlds

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Word Origin for Montague grammar

named after Richard Merett Montague (1930–71), US logician
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