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  1. On the coherence of vague predicates.Crispin Wright - 1975 - Synthese 30 (3-4):325--65.
  • Further Reflections on the Sorites Paradox.Crispin Wright - 1987 - Philosophical Topics 15 (1):227-290.
  • Further Reflections on the Sorites Paradox.Crispin Wright - 1987 - Philosophical Topics 15 (1):227-290.
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  • Vagueness.Timothy Williamson - 1994 - New York: Routledge.
    Vagueness provides the first comprehensive examination of a topic of increasing importance in metaphysics and the philosophy of logic and language. Timothy Williamson traces the history of this philosophical problem from discussions of the heap paradox in classical Greece to modern formal approaches such as fuzzy logic. He illustrates the problems with views which have taken the position that standard logic and formal semantics do not apply to vague language, and defends the controversial realistic view that vagueness is a kind (...)
  • Vagueness.Timothy Williamson - 1995 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46 (4):589-601.
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  • The need for charity in semantics.Ken Warmbrōd - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (3):431-458.
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  • There are no ordinary things.Peter Unger - 1979 - Synthese 41 (2):117 - 154.
  • Sorites paradoxes and the semantics of vagueness.Michael Tye - 1994 - Philosophical Perspectives 8:189-206.
  • Vagueness.Loretta Torrago - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (4):637.
    Consider an object or property a and the predicate F. Then a is vague if there are questions of the form: Is a F? that have no yes-or-no answers. In brief, vague properties and kinds have borderline instances and composite objects have borderline constituents. I'll use the expression "borderline cases" as a covering term for both. ;Having borderline cases is compatible with precision so long as every case is either borderline F, determinately F or determinately not F. Thus, in addition (...)
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  • There Are No Ordinary Things.Peter Unger - 1979 - In Delia Graff & Timothy Williamson (eds.), Vagueness. Ashgate. pp. 117-154.
  • Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics; Papers from 1923 to 1938. [REVIEW]R. M. Martin - 1958 - Journal of Philosophy 55 (8):351-352.
  • Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics: Papers from 1923 to 1938.Alfred Tarski & John Corcoran (eds.) - 1983 - New York, NY, USA: Hackett Publishing Company.
    Published with the aid of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Contains the only complete English-language text of The Concept of Truth in Formalized Languages. Tarski made extensive corrections and revisions of the original translations for this edition, along with new historical remarks. It includes a new preface and a new analytical index for use by philosophers and linguists as well as by historians of mathematics and philosophy.
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  • The Liar and Sorites Paradoxes: Toward a Unified Treatment.Jamie Tappenden - 1993 - Journal of Philosophy 90 (11):551-577.
  • Analytic Truth—It’s Worse (or Perhaps Better) than You Thought.Jamie Tappenden - 1993 - Philosophical Topics 21 (2):233-261.
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  • Analytic Truth—It’s Worse (or Perhaps Better) than You Thought.Jamie Tappenden - 1993 - Philosophical Topics 21 (2):233-261.
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  • The problem of material constitution.Michael C. Rea - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (4):525-552.
    There are five individually plausible and jointly incompatible assumptions underlying four familiar puzzles about material constitution. The problem of material constitution just is the fact that these five assumptions are both plausible and incompatible. I will begin by providing a very general statement of the problem. I will present the five assumptions and provide a short argument showing how they conflict with one another. Then, in subsequent sections, I will go on to show how these assumptions underlie each of the (...)
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  • What price bivalence?W. V. Quine - 1981 - Journal of Philosophy 78 (2):90-95.
  • Vagueness and alternative logic.Hilary Putnam - 1975 - Erkenntnis 19 (1-3):297 - 314.
  • A Study of Concepts.Christopher Peacocke - 1992 - MIT Press.
    Philosophers from Hume, Kant, and Wittgenstein to the recent realists and antirealists have sought to answer the question, What are concepts? This book provides a detailed, systematic, and accessible introduction to an original philosophical theory of concepts that Christopher Peacocke has developed in recent years to explain facts about the nature of thought, including its systematic character, its relations to truth and reference, and its normative dimension. Particular concepts are also treated within the general framework: perceptual concepts, logical concepts, and (...)
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  • Vagueness, and Paradox: An Essay in the Logic of Truth. [REVIEW]Jamie Tappenden - 1994 - Philosophical Review 103 (1):142-144.
  • The Liar: An Essay on Truth and Circularity.Vann McGee - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (3):472.
  • Revision.Vann McGee - 1997 - Philosophical Issues 8:387-406.
  • Distinctions Without a Difference.Vann McGee & Brian McLaughlin - 1995 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 33 (S1):203-251.
  • New work for a theory of universals.David K. Lewis - 1983 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 61 (4):343-377.
  • How to define theoretical terms.David Lewis - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (13):427-446.
  • Outline of a theory of truth.Saul Kripke - 1975 - Journal of Philosophy 72 (19):690-716.
    A formal theory of truth, alternative to tarski's 'orthodox' theory, based on truth-value gaps, is presented. the theory is proposed as a fairly plausible model for natural language and as one which allows rigorous definitions to be given for various intuitive concepts, such as those of 'grounded' and 'paradoxical' sentences.
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  • Fission and the facts.Mark Johnston - 1989 - Philosophical Perspectives 3:369-97.
  • Editor's Introduction.Terry Horgan - 1995 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 33 (S1):i-i.
    I advocate a two part view concerning vagueness. On one hand I claim that vagueness is logically incoherent; but on the other hand I claim that vagueness is also a benign, beneficial, and indeed essential feature of human language and thought. I will call this view transvaluationism, a name which seems to me appropriate for several reasons. First, the term suggests that we should move beyond the idea that the successive statements in a sorites sequence can be assigned differing truth (...)
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  • Truth.Paul Horwich - 1999 - In Meaning. Oxford University Press. pp. 261-272.
    What is truth. Paul Horwich advocates the controversial theory of minimalism, that is that the nature of truth is entirely captured in the trivial fact that each proposition specifies its own condition for being true, and that truth is therefore an entirely mundane and unpuzzling concept. The first edition of Truth, published in 1980, established itself as the best account of minimalism and as an excellent introduction to the debate for students. For this new edition, Horwich has refined and developed (...)
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  • The truth-conditional consistency of natural languages.Hans G. Herzberger - 1967 - Journal of Philosophy 64 (2):29-35.
  • A Study of Concepts.Robert Hanna - 1994 - Philosophical Review 103 (3):541.
  • The Revision Theory of Truth. [REVIEW]Vann McGee - 1996 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (3):727-730.
  • Vagueness, truth and logic.Kit Fine - 1975 - Synthese 30 (3-4):265-300.
    This paper deals with the truth-Conditions and the logic for vague languages. The use of supervaluations and of classical logic is defended; and other approaches are criticized. The truth-Conditions are extended to a language that contains a definitely-Operator and that is subject to higher order vagueness.
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  • Validity, Uncertainty and Vagueness.Dorothy Edgington - 1992 - Analysis 52 (4):193 - 204.
  • Wang's paradox.Michael Dummett - 1975 - Synthese 30 (3-4):201--32.
  • Michael Dummett, Frege: Philosophy of Language. [REVIEW]Hidé Ishiguro - 1974 - Philosophy 49 (190):438-442.
  • The semantic paradoxes: A diagnostic investigation.Charles Chihara - 1979 - Philosophical Review 88 (4):590-618.
  • Semantical paradox.Tyler Burge - 1979 - Journal of Philosophy 76 (4):169-198.
  • The logical basis of metaphysics.Michael Dummett - 1991 - Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
    Such a conception, says Dummett, will form "a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base ...
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  • Truth, Vagueness, and Paradox: An Essay on the Logic of Truth.Vann McGee - 1990 - Indianapolis, IN, USA: Hackett.
    Awarded the 1988 Johnsonian Prize in Philosophy. Published with the aid of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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  • Frege: Philosophy of Language.Michael Dummett - 1973 - London: Duckworth.
    This highly acclaimed book is a major contribution to the philosophy of language as well as a systematic interpretation of Frege, indisputably the father of ...
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  • Understanding Truth.Scott Soames - 1998 - Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press USA.
    In this book, Scott Soames illuminates the notion of truth and the role it plays in our ordinary thought as well as in our logical, philosophical, and scientific theories. Soames aims to integrate and deepen the most significant insights on truth from a variety of sources. He powerfully brings together the best technical work and the most important philosophical reflection on truth and shows how each can illuminate the other. Investigating such questions as whether we need a truth predicate at (...)
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  • Universality and the Liar: An Essay on Truth and the Diagonal Argument.Keith Simmons - 1993 - Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
    This book is about one of the most baffling of all paradoxes – the famous Liar paradox. Suppose we say: 'We are lying now'. Then if we are lying, we are telling the truth; and if we are telling the truth we are lying. This paradox is more than an intriguing puzzle, since it involves the concept of truth. Thus any coherent theory of truth must deal with the Liar. Keith Simmons discusses the solutions proposed by medieval philosophers and offers (...)
  • Recent essays on truth and the liar paradox.Robert Lazarus Martin (ed.) - 1984 - New York: Oxford University Press.
  • The Liar: An Essay on Truth and Circularity.Jon Barwise & John Etchemendy - 1987 - Oxford, England and New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press USA. Edited by John Etchemendy.
    Bringing together powerful new tools from set theory and the philosophy of language, this book proposes a solution to one of the few unresolved paradoxes from antiquity, the Paradox of the Liar. Treating truth as a property of propositions, not sentences, the authors model two distinct conceptions of propositions: one based on the standard notion used by Bertrand Russell, among others, and the other based on J.L. Austin's work on truth. Comparing these two accounts, the authors show that while the (...)
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  • Analyticity.Paul Artin Boghossian - 1996 - In B. Hale & C. Wright (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Language. Blackwell. pp. 331-368.
    This chapter aims to provide materials with which to substantiate the claim that, under the appropriate circumstances, the notion of analyticity can help explain how one might have a priori knowledge even in the strong sense. It argues that Implicit Definition, properly understood, is completely independent of any form of irrealism about logic. The chapter defends the thesis of Implicit Definition against Quine's criticisms, and examines the sort of account of the apriority of logic that this doctrine is able to (...)
     
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  • Dummett on Frege. [REVIEW]Leslie Stevenson - 1974 - Philosophical Quarterly 24 (97):349-359.
  • The Logical Basis of Metaphysics.Michael Dummett, Hilary Putnam & James Conant - 1994 - Philosophical Quarterly 44 (177):519-527.
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  • The Liar, An Essay in Truth and Circularity.Jon Barwise & John Etchemendy - 1989 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 179 (1):108-108.
     
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  • Truth, Vagueness, and Paradox. An Essay on the Logic of Truth.Vann Mcgee & Giovanni Sommaruga-Rosolemos - 1993 - Critica 25 (73):83-108.
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