Chain-Arguments and the Sorites Paradox

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 97 (3):589-604 (2019)
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A finite chain of valid arguments can never lead from truth to falsehood. Call this the concatenation principle, or CP. Some propose to reject CP in response to the sorites paradox. I offer...

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Ran Lanzet
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