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Graham Priest
CUNY Graduate Center
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In this paper, I start by showing that sorites paradoxes are inclosure paradoxes. That is, they fit the Inclosure Scheme which characterizes the paradoxes of self-reference. Given that sorites and self-referential paradoxes are of the same kind, they should have the same kind of solution. The rest of the paper investigates what a dialetheic solution to sorites paradoxes is like, connections with a dialetheic solution to the self-referential paradoxes, and related issues—especially so called "higher order" vagueness
Keywords sorites paradoxes   vagueness   paradoxes of self-reference   inclosure schema   paraconsistency   extended paradoxes   higher order vagueness
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DOI 10.1215/00294527-2010-005
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