The Argument from Vagueness

Philosophy Compass 5 (10):891-901 (2010)

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Daniel Z. Korman
University of California at Santa Barbara
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A presentation of the Lewis-Sider argument from vagueness for unrestricted composition and possible responses.
Keywords Lewis  Sider  Universalism  Vagueness  Arbitrariness  Composition
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2010.00327.x
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