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  1. How To Set Up A. Surprise (1999). On the Structure of Higher-Order Vagueness, Timothy Williamson. Mind 82 (4).
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  2. Felicia Ackerman (1994). Roots and Consequences of Vagueness. Philosophical Perspectives 8:129-136.
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  3. Jonas Åkerman (2013). Forced‐March Sorites Arguments and Linguistic Competence. Dialectica 67 (4):403-426.
    Agent relativists about vagueness (henceforth ‘agent relativists’) hold that whether or not an object x falls in the extension of a vague predicate ‘P’ at a time t depends on the judgemental dispositions of a particular competent agent at t. My aim in this paper is to critically examine arguments that purport to support agent relativism by appealing to data from forced-march Sorites experiments. The most simple and direct versions of such forced-march Sorites arguments rest on the following (implicit) premise: (...)
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  4. Ken Akiba & Ali Abasnezhad (eds.) (2014). Vague Objects and Vague Identity: New Essays on Ontic Vagueness. Springer.
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  5. William P. Alston (1967). Vagueness. In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York, Macmillan. 7--218.
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  6. Binhex Asciize (1995). Call for Papers for SORITES. Philosophical Studies 79 (107).
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  7. Hrafn Asgeirsson (forthcoming). On the Instrumental Value of Vagueness in the Law. Ethics.
    It is natural to think that law ought not to be vague. After all, law is supposed to guide conduct, and vague law seems poorly suited to do that. Contrary to this common impression, however, a number of authors have argued that vagueness in the law is sometimes a good thing, because it is a means to achieving certain valuable legislative ends. In this article, I argue that many authors—including Timothy Endicott and Jeremy Waldron—wrongly associate vagueness with instrumental roles that (...)
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  8. Thomas T. Ballmer & Manfred Pinkal (eds.) (1983). Approaching Vagueness. Sole Distributors for the U.S.A. And Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co..
  9. M. Banerjee (1998). The Sorites Paradox: A Contextual Approach. Indian Philosophical Quarterly 25 (3):313-326.
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  10. Robert Barnard (1999). Is Vagueness Non-Projectability? Acta Analytica 14 (1):47--66.
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  11. Max Black (1970). Margins of Precision. Ithaca [N.Y.]Cornell University Press.
  12. Max Black (1962). The Analysis of Rules. In , Models and Metaphors: Studies in Language and Logic. Cornell University Press.
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  13. John Alexander Burgess (1998). In Defense of an Indeterminist Theory of Vagueness. The Monist 81 (1):233--52.
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  14. Arthur W. Burks (1946). Empiricism and Vagueness. Journal of Philosophy 43 (18):477-486.
  15. Linda Claire Burns (forthcoming). Vagueza: a metáfora de frege e o paradoxo sorites. Critica.
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  16. Matthew Carmody (2005). Vagueness, Boundarylessness and Communication. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 1.
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  17. Roberto Casati (1993). Colour Predicates and Vagueness. Acta Analytica 10 (10):129-134.
  18. Hugh S. Chandler, Borderline 'Minds'.
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  19. Mark A. Changizi (1999). Vagueness and Computation: A Theory of Why There is Vagueness. Acta Analytica 14 (1):39--45.
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  20. J. P. Cleave (1970). The Notion of Validity in Logical Systems with Inexact Predicates. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 21 (3):269-274.
  21. John Coates (1997). Keynes, Vague Concepts and Fuzzy Logic. In G. C. Harcourt & P. A. Riach (eds.), A ”Second Edition’ of the General Theory. Routledge. 244-260.
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  22. Pablo Cobreros (2010). Supervaluationism and Fara's Paradox of Higher-Order Vagueness. In Paul Egre & Nathan Klinedinst (eds.), Vagueness and Language Use. Palgrave Macmillan.
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  23. Murray Code (1995). Myths of Reason: Vagueness, Rationality, and the Lure of Logic. Humanities Press.
  24. Morris R. Cohen (1927). Concepts and Twilight Zones. Journal of Philosophy 24 (25):673-683.
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  25. John Collins (2000). Unsharpenable Vagueness. Philosophical Topics 28 (1):1-10.
    A plausible thought about vagueness is that it involves a form of semantic incompleteness. To say that a predicate is vague is to say (at the very least) that its extension is incompletely specified. And where there is incomplete specification of extension there is indeterminacy—an indeterminacy between various ways that the specification of the predicate might be completed or, as some like to say, sharpened (or precisified). We shall argue that this idea is defective insofar as there are vague predicates (...)
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  26. Irving M. Copilowish (1939). Border-Line Cases, Vagueness, and Ambiguity. Philosophy of Science 6 (2):181-195.
  27. M. Cuonzo (2001). Why the Sorites Paradox Has a Restricted Solution At Best. Facta Philosophica 3:02-15.
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  28. Paola Dalla Torre (2009). Festival di Cannes 1959: La Nouvelle Vague Arrive! Studium 105 (6):935-945.
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  29. Dan López De Sa (2010). How to Respond to Borderline Cases. In Richard Dietz & Sebastiano Moruzzi (eds.), Cuts and Clouds: Vaguenesss, its Nature and its Logic. Oup Oxford.
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  30. Josh Dever, Continuities Classical, Constructivist, and Vague.
    Vague predicates are subject to forced-march sorites reasoning. Given a vague predicate Π, it is thus at least possible that there be a sequence of objects each of which is potentially predicable with Π meeting the following two conditions.
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  31. Dorothy Edgington (2010). Sorensen on Vagueness and Contradiction. In Richard Dietz & Sebastiano Moruzzi (eds.), Cuts and Clouds: Vaguenesss, its Nature and its Logic. Oup Oxford.
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  32. Paul Egré (2015). Borderline Cases, Incompatibilism, and Plurivaluationism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90 (2):457-466.
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  33. Timothy Endicott (2011). Vagueness and Law. In Giuseppina Ronzitti (ed.), Vagueness: A Guide. Springer Verlag. 171--191.
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  34. Leon Felkins, Dilemmas of Ambiguity and Vagueness.
    "All the limitative Theorems of metamathematics and the theory of computation suggest that once the ability to represent your own structure has reached a certain critical point, that is the kiss of death: it guarantees that you can never represent yourself totally. Godel's Incompleteness Theorem, Church's Undecidability Theorem, Turing's Halting Problem, Turski's Truth Theorem -- all have the flavour of some ancient fairy tale which warns you that `To seek self-knowledge is to embark on a journey which...will always be incomplete, (...)
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  35. Sean Foran (2003). The Sorites Paradox and the Ordinary Use of Vague Predicates. American Philosophical Quarterly 40 (4):303 - 318.
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  36. Graeme Forbes, Context-Dependence and the Sorites.
    In Section 1 we describe the Sorites paradox and lay out options for a solution. In Section 2 we consider approaches which deny that all premises are true, and note that these solutions all seem open to a certain serious objection. In Section 3 we note a problem for the principle of transitivity of the conditional and present a contex- tualist resolution of the problem, according to which the “counterexamples” to transitivity involve the informal fallacy of shifting the context. In (...)
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  37. André Weil G. G. Granger (1990). Sur le Vague En Mathématiques. Dialectica 44 (1-2):9-22.
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  38. G. Gabetta (1987). On the Dupreel, Eugene Theory of the Vague Notion. Filosofia 38 (3):209-220.
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  39. Haim Gaifman (2010). Vagueness, Tolerance and Contextual Logic. Synthese 174 (1):5 - 46.
    The goal of this paper is a comprehensive analysis of basic reasoning patterns that are characteristic of vague predicates. The analysis leads to rigorous reconstructions of the phenomena within formal systems. Two basic features are dealt with. One is tolerance: the insensitivity of predicates to small changes in the objects of predication (a one-increment of a walking distance is a walking distance). The other is the existence of borderline cases. The paper shows why these should be treated as different, though (...)
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  40. Manuel García-Carpintero (2008). Relativism, Vagueness and What is Said. In G. Carpintero & M. Koelbel (eds.), Relative Truth. Oxford University Press. 129.
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  41. Brendan S. Gillon (1990). Ambiguity, Generality, and Indeterminacy: Tests and Definitions. [REVIEW] Synthese 85 (3):391 - 416.
    The problem addressed is that of finding a sound characterization of ambiguity. Two kinds of characterizations are distinguished: tests and definitions. Various definitions of ambiguity are critically examined and contrasted with definitions of generality and indeterminacy, concepts with which ambiguity is sometimes confused. One definition of ambiguity is defended as being more theoretically adequate than others which have been suggested by both philosophers and linguists. It is also shown how this definition of ambiguity obviates a problem thought to be posed (...)
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  42. Jorge Gracia, Terence Horgan, Victoria Iturralde, Manuel Liz, Peter Menzies, Carlos Moya, Philip Pettit, Graham Priest, Mark Sainsbury & Peter Simons (1995). Call for Papers for'SORITES'SORITES is a New Refereed All-English Electronic International Quarterly of Analytical Philosophy. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 73 (2).
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  43. Delia Graff (2004). Gap Principles, Penumbral Consequence, and Infinitely Higher-Order Vagueness. In J. C. Beall (ed.), Liars and Heaps: New Essays on Paradox. Clarendon Press.
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  44. G. G. Granger & André Weil (1990). Sur le Vague En Mathématiques. Dialectica 44 (1‐2):9-22.
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  45. R. J. Hankinson (2007). Self-Refutation and the Sorites. In Myles Burnyeat & Dominic Scott (eds.), Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat. Oxford University Press. 351.
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  46. Eli Hirsch (1999). The Vagueness of Identity. Philosophical Topics 26 (1/2):139-158.
    The Evans-Salmon position on vague identity has deservedly elicited a large response in the literature. I think it is in fact among the most provocative metaphysical ideas to appear in recent years. I will try to show in this paper, however, that the position is vulnerable to a fundamental criticism that seems to have been virtually ignored in the many discussions of it. I take the Evans-Salmon position to consist of the following two theses: Thesis I. There cannot be objects (...)
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  47. Review author[S.]: Paul Horwich (1997). The Nature of Vagueness. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (4):929-935.
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  48. Keith Hossack (1994). Intolerant Clones. Mind 103 (409):55-58.
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  49. D. Hyde (1999). Pleading Classicism. Mind 108 (432):733-735.
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  50. Dominic Hyde (2011). The Sorites Paradox. In Giuseppina Ronzitti (ed.), Vagueness: A Guide. Springer Verlag. 1--17.
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