Theodore J. Everett

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I provide an intuitive, semantic account of a new logic for comparisons (CL), in which atomic statements are assigned both a classical truth-value and a “how much” value or extension in the range [0, 1]. The truth-value of each comparison is determined by the extensions of its component sentences; the truth-value of each atomic depends on whether its(More)
In this paper I provide some formal schemas for the analysis of vague predicates in terms of a set of semantic relations other than classical synonymy, including weak synonymy (as between “large” and “huge”), antonymy (as between “large” and “small”), relativity (as between “large” and “large for a dog”), and a kind of supervenience (as between “large” and(More)
uring a career that has spanned over forty years Panayot Butchvarov has advocated what amounts to a new theory of mind. Although the view was intimated by Hume, the "early" Wittgenstein, and Sartre among others, it is apparently found in its more developed form only in Butchvarov's works and in those of his former student, Dennis E. Bradford. I will argue(More)
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