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Kasher, Asa and Dov M. Gabbay. 1976. On the semantics and pragmatics of specific an non-specific indefinite expressions, I. Theoretical Linguistics 3 (1-2) : 145–190.
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G. and K. discuss current linguistic and logical theories of specific and non-specific indefinite expressions. Then they formulate their own approach in terms of 'possible-worlds-and-possible-contexts-of-utterance-semantics' and of Hintikka's language games.