Philosophical Papers 21 (3):177-190 (1992)

Mark Sainsbury
University of Texas at Austin
This discusses the kind of paradox that has since become known as "the forced march sorites", here called "the transition question". The question is whether this is really a new kind of paradox, or the familiar sorites in unfamiliar garb. The author argues that resources adequate to deal with ordinary sorites are sufficient to deal with the transition question, and tentatively proposes an affirmative answer.
Keywords Vagueness  Borderlines  Forced march
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