Disputatio 4 (34):823-849 (2012)

Authors
Ricardo Santos
Universidade de Lisboa
Abstract
Title in English: "Being a certain way without being definitely that way: a problem for supervaluationism". I argue that the supervaluationist theory of vagueness, in its most common version, is committed to a thesis – viz., the incompatibility between being-F and not-being-definitely-F – which is doubtful, unjustified and in conflict with the definition of super-truth as truth in all admissible precisifications of a vague language.
Keywords vagueness  supervaluationism  definiteness
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2012
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.2478/disp-2012-0033
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Translate to english
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 51,668
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Vagueness.Timothy Williamson - 1994 - Routledge.
Vagueness, Truth and Logic.Kit Fine - 1975 - Synthese 30 (3-4):265-300.
Theories of Vagueness.Rosanna Keefe - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
Vagueness.Timothy Williamson - 1997 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (4):921-928.

View all 19 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Vagueza.Ricardo Santos - 2015 - Compêndio Em Linha de Problemas de Filosofia Analítica.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Partial Structures and the Logic of Azande.Steven French - 2011 - Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 15 (1):77-105.
Os anulabilismos de Klein e de Swain e o problema de Gettier.Emerson Carlos Valcarenghi - 2010 - Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 14 (2):175-200.
Epistemic Levels, the Problem of Easy Knowledge and Skepticism.Tito Flores - 2009 - Veritas – Revista de Filosofia da Pucrs 54 (2):109-129.
Del Ser Al Estar-Ahí: La Resustancialización Hegeliana Del Universo.Hector Ferreiro - 2011 - In Diana López, María Sol Yuan & Cecilia Lammertyn (eds.), Experiencia y concepto: Intensidades clásicas y tensiones contemporáneas. Santa Fe: Ediciones de la Universidad Nacional del Litoral. pp. 303-311.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2013-07-06

Total views
30 ( #324,540 of 2,331,392 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
4 ( #194,788 of 2,331,392 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes