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Klinedinst, Nathan

Vagueness and Language Use

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Vagueness and Language Use
Paul Égré, Nathan Klinedinst

Part I. Measurement and Comparison

2. Vagueness and Scales
Scott Fults

3. Implicit versus Explicit Comparatives
Robert van Rooij

4. Vagueness and Comparison
Christopher Kennedy

5. The Inhabitants of Vagueness Models
Galit W. Sassoon

Part II. Approximators and Intensifiers

6. Two Types of Vagueness
Uli Sauerland, Penka Stateva

7. Degree Modifiers and Monotonicity
Rick Nouwen

8. Clarity as Objectivized Belief
Lavi Wolf, Ariel Cohen

9. Commentary on Wolf and Cohen: Reasoning about Public Evidence
Chris Barker

Part III. The Sorites Paradox

10. Supervaluationism and Fara’s Argument Concerning Higher-Order Vagueness
Pablo Cobreros

11. Truth in a Region
Delia Graff Fara

12. Vagueness and Practical Interest
Paula Sweeney, Elia Zardini

13. Vagueness and Domain Restriction
Peter Pagin

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Pragmatics, Linguistics, general, Philosophy of Language

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition
Page amount
331 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230299313
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31574-1

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