The Argument from Vagueness

Philosophy Compass 5 (10):891-901 (2010)
Abstract
A presentation of the Lewis-Sider argument from vagueness for unrestricted composition and possible responses.
Keywords Lewis  Sider  Universalism  Vagueness  Arbitrariness  Composition
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2010.00327.x
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
References found in this work BETA
Material Beings.Peter van Inwagen - 1990 - Cornell University Press.
How Things Persist.Katherine Hawley - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
Many, but Almost One.David Lewis - 1993 - In Keith Cambell, John Bacon & Lloyd Reinhardt (eds.), Ontology, Causality, and Mind: Essays on the Philosophy of D. M. Armstrong. Cambridge University Press. pp. 23-38.

View all 45 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Toward a Commonsense Answer to the Special Composition Question.Chad Carmichael - 2015 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (3):475-490.
Part and Whole, Again.Karen Bennett - 2017 - Philosophical Issues 27 (1):7-25.
The Vagueness Argument Against Abstract Artifacts.Daniel Z. Korman - 2014 - Philosophical Studies 167 (1):57-71.
Existence and Strong Uncountability.Jonah P. B. Goldwater - 2017 - Acta Analytica 32 (3):321-331.

View all 7 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Sider, Hawley, Sider and the Vagueness Argument.Nikk Effingham - 2011 - Philosophical Studies 154 (2):241 - 250.
Spacetime and Mereology.Andrew Wake - 2011 - Erkenntnis 74 (1):17-35.
Universalism, Four Dimensionalism, and Vagueness.Hud Hudson - 2000 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (3):547-560.
Universalism, Vagueness and Supersubstantivalism.Nikk Effingham - 2009 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 87 (1):35 – 42.
On Vagueness, 4d and Diachronic Universalism.Yuri Balashov - 2005 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 83 (4):523 – 531.
Vagueness, Multiplicity and Parts.Daniel Nolan - 2006 - Noûs 40 (4):716–737.
Added to PP index
2009-12-20

Total downloads
1,010 ( #785 of 2,193,595 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
55 ( #2,373 of 2,193,595 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature