Philosophical Studies 81 (2-3):175 - 192 (1996)

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Diana Raffman
University of Toronto, Mississauga
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This paper develops the treatment of vague predicates begun in my "Vagueness Without Paradox" (Philosophical Review 103, 1 [1994]). In particular, I show how my account of vague words dissolves an "eternal" version of the sorites paradox, i.e., a version in which the paradox is generated independently of any particular run of judgments of the items in a sorites series. In so doing I refine the notion of an internal contest, introduced in the earlier paper, and draw a distinction within the class of internal contexts between contexts of judgment and contexts of consideration
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