Oxford, England: Oxford University Press (2001)

Roy Sorensen
University of Texas at Austin
Roy Sorenson offers a unique exploration of an ancient problem: vagueness. Did Buddha become a fat man in one second? Is there a tallest short giraffe? According to Sorenson's epistemicist approach, the answers are yes! Although vagueness abounds in the way the world is divided, Sorenson argues that the divisions are sharp; yet we often do not know where they are. Written in Sorenson'e usual inventive and amusing style, this book offers original insight on language and logic, the way world is, and our understanding of it.
Keywords Vagueness (Philosophy  Contradiction
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Call number B105.V33.S67 2001
ISBN(s) 019927116X   9780199271160   9780199241309   0199241309   9780191588068
DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2005.tb00480.x
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