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Types and Tokens: On Abstract Objects

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There is a widely recognized but infrequently discussed distinction between the spatiotemporal furniture of the world (tokens) and the types of which they are instances. Words come in both types and tokens--for example, there is only one word type 'the' but there are numerous tokens of it on this page--as do symphonies, bears, chess games, and many other types of things. ...more
Hardcover, 180 pages
Published July 31st 2009 by MIT Press (MA) (first published 2009)
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