Gradable adjectives: A defence of pluralism

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 86 (1):141-160 (2008)
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Keith DeRose
Yale University
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This paper attacks the Implicit Reference Class Theory of gradable adjectives and proposes instead a ?pluralist? approach to the semantics of those terms, according to which they can be governed by a variety of different types of standards, one, but only one, of which is the group-indexed standards utilized by the Implicit Reference Class Theory
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