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Being coherently vague : the logic and metaphysics of vagueness

Hyde, Dominic


The concept of “vagueness” has many differing senses. The sense of 'vagueness' with which this thesis deals is not that colloquial sense whereby something counts as vague if it is unclear, inexact or hazy; we are concerned with a more technical sense to be found in the philosophical literature, according to which the hallmark of vagueness is the presence of "borderline cases". Vagueness, in this sense, is primarily an attribute of terms of natural language and manifests itself in apparent...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-16
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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