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Montague, R.
 
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Modal Operators Cresswell II 148
Modal Operator/MO/Montague/Cresswell: (Montague 1974, 286-302): Proof that modal operators are not predicates of sentences. (Also Anderson 1983).
SkyrmsVsMontague: (1978): denies the importance of this result. There would surely be a meaning in which modal operators could be given a metaphorical semantics.
VsSkyrms/Cresswell: for this he pays the price of a very strict type hierarchy.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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