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    Towards a Formal Account of Identity Criteria.Massimiliano Carrara & Silvia Gaio - 2012 - In Majda Trobok Nenad Miščević & Berislav Žarnić (eds.), Between Logic and Reality. Springer. pp. 227--242.
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    Approximating Identity Criteria.Massimiliano Carrara & Silvia Gaio - unknown
    Identity criteria are used to confer ontological respectability: Only entities with clearly determined identity criteria are ontologically acceptable. From a logical point of view, identity criteria should mirror the identity relation in being reflexive, symmetrical, and transitive. However, this logical constraint is only rarely met. More precisely, in some cases, the relation representing the identity condition fails to be transitive. We consider the proposals given so far to give logical adequacy to inadequate identity conditions. We focus on the most refined (...)
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    On the Logical Adequacy of Identity Criteria.Massimiliano Carrara & Silvia Gaio - unknown
    From a logical point of view, identity criteria should mirror the identity relation in being reflexive, symmetrical, and transitive. However, the relation representing the identity condition fails to be transitive in many cases. We consider the proposals given so far to give logical adequacy to inadequate identity conditions. We focus on the most refined proposal and expand its formal framework by taking into account two further aspects that we consider essential in the formal treatment of identity criteria: contexts and granular (...)
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    2.4. Criteri d’identità e adeguatezza logica.Massimiliano Carrara & Silvia Gaio - 2012 - Rivista di Estetica 49:141-160.
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    A Granular Account For Gradable Adjectives.Silvia Gaio - 2009 - Logique Et Analyse 52.
    In this paper I consider one kind of vague linguistic expression: adjec- tives like tall, big, expensive. These are called gradable adjectives. The most well-known linguistic theories that account for them are the so-called degree-based theories. In this paper I present a formal model that accounts for vague gradable adjectives as an alternative to degree-based theories. The model is built on two basic ingredients: (i) comparison classes and (ii) gran- ular partitions. (i) Comparison classes are introduced to account for the (...)
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    Two Arguments Against Antirealism in Relation to Artefact Kinds.Marzia Soavi, Silvia Gaio & Massimiliano Carrara - 2014 - In Javier Cumpa, Greg Jesson & Guido Bonino (eds.), Defending Realism: Ontological and Epistemological Investigations. De Gruyter. pp. 9-28.
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  7. Identity Criteria and Logical Adequacy.Massimiliano Carrara & Silvia Gaio - 2012 - Rivista di Estetica 49:141-160.
     
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  8. Temporal Parts: Ted Sider. [REVIEW]Daniele Chiffi & Silvia Gaio - 2011 - Humana Mente 19.
     
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  9. The Principle of Non Contradiction. The Debate on Dialetheism.Silvia Gaio - 2006 - Verifiche: Rivista Trimestrale di Scienze Umane 35 (1-2).
     
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