Schiffer on vagueness

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 87 (1):12–23 (2006)
I go through, and criticize, Stephen Schiffer's account of vagueness and the sorites paradox. I discuss his notion of a happy-face solution to a paradox, his appeal to vagueness-related partial belief, his claim that indeterminacy is a psychological notion, and his view that the sorites premise and the inference rule of modus ponens are indeterminate.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0114.2006.00245.x
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