Moral Dilemmas and Vagueness

@article{Potr2013MoralDA,
  title={Moral Dilemmas and Vagueness},
  author={Matja{\vz} Potr{\vc} and Vojko Strahovnik},
  journal={Acta Analytica},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={207-222}
}
In this paper we point out some interesting structural similarities between vagueness and moral dilemmas as well as between some of the proposed solutions to both problems. Moral dilemma involves a situation with opposed obligations that cannot all be satisfied. Transvaluationism as an approach to vagueness makes three claims concerning the nature of vagueness: (1) it involves incompatibility between mutually unsatisfiable requirements, (2) the underlying requirements retain their normative… CONTINUE READING
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