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A potential mismatch case for ‘&’ and ‘and’

In this video, Dr Barry Lee introduces a case in which an 'and' sentence might seem to different in truth-value from the corresponding '&' sentence.

This video describes a potential mismatch case for ‘and’ and ampersand: a situation in which it might seem like an ‘and’-sentence might differ in truth-value from the corresponding ampersand-sentence.

If this really was a mismatch case, that would show at least that we can’t always represent claims involving the sentence-connective ‘and’ by using ‘&’.

Investigating whether this is a real mismatch case will introduce some interesting ideas about meaning and how we express ourselves in natural language. These ideas will be useful as we look at further sentence-connectives.

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