Elia Zardini

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I want to address a foundational issue in the contemporary vagueness debate. This is very much dominated by three main approaches—semantic, epistemic and psychological — which, however distinct they may be in other respects, share a crucial common feature, namely that of characterizing vagueness in terms of the notion of borderlineness. These approaches "(More)
The naive theory of vagueness holds that the vagueness of an expression consists in its failure to draw a sharp boundary between positive and negative cases. The naive theory is contrasted with the nowadays * This paper has long been in the works (an early reference to it can be found already in Greenough [2005], p. 180, fn 10). Earlier versions of the(More)
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