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Bradley Armour-Garb
State University of New York, Albany
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In Vagueness and Contradiction (2001), Roy Sorensen defends and extends his epistemic account of vagueness. In the process, he appeals to connections between vagueness and semantic paradox. These appeals come mainly in Chapter 11, where Sorensen offers a solution to what he calls the no-no paradox—a “neglected cousin” of the more famous liar—and attempts to use this solution as a precedent for an epistemic account of the sorites paradox. This strategy is problematic for Sorensen’s project, however, since, as we establish, he fails to resolve the semantic pathology of the no-no paradox.
Keywords truth  liar paradox  open pair  no-no paradox  Sorensen  epistemicism
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DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2005.tb00482.x
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