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Brown, Mark A. 1987. Inference rules for generalized quantifiers. In Eemeren, Frans H. Van, Rob Grootendorst, J.A. Blair and C.A. Willard, eds. Argumentation: Perspectives and approaches. Foris. pp. 442–449.
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The author aims to provide a pecise logical characterization of the various quantifiers. In order to do so, he argues that it is necessary to replace the notation of unrestricted quantification by that of restricted quantification, which makes it possible to include quantifiers such as 'most', 'few', 'nearly all', 'the', etc...