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The instability of vague terms

Mahtani, Anna (2004) The instability of vague terms. Philosophical Quarterly, 54 (217). pp. 570-576. ISSN 0031-8094

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Identification Number: 10.1111/j.0031-8094.2004.00373.x

Abstract

Timothy Williamson's response to the question why we cannot know where the sharp boundaries marked by vague terms lie involves the claim that vague terms are unstable. Several theorists would not accept this claim, and it is tempting to think that this gives them a good objection to Williamson. By clarifying the structure of Williamson's response to the title question, I show that this objection is wrong-headed, and reveal a new line of attack

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(IS...
Additional Information: © 2004 The Editors of The Philosophical Quarterly
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Sets: Departments > Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Date Deposited: 15 May 2014 13:59
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 03:10
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56783

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