Analytic Philosophy 54 (1):1-43 (2013)

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Susanne Bobzien
Oxford University
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ABSTRACT: This paper argues that the so-called paradoxes of higher-order vagueness are the result of a confusion between higher-order vagueness and the distribution of the objects of a Sorites series into extensionally non-overlapping non-empty classes.
Keywords higher-order vagueness  borderline nestings  Sorites Paradox  columnar higher-order vagueness  epistemicism  contextualism  Crispin Wright  Timothy Williamson  borderline cases  higher-order vaguenes paradox
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DOI 10.1111/phib.12006
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