Sorites paradox and vague geographies

@article{Fisher2000SoritesPA,
  title={Sorites paradox and vague geographies},
  author={Peter Fisher},
  journal={Fuzzy Sets and Systems},
  year={2000},
  volume={113},
  pages={7-18}
}
Abstract The sorites paradox is ranked among the top five paradoxes of philosophy (Sainsbury, Paradoxes, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995). It is simply stated as ‘what is a heap’. Deriving from the paradox is a definition of vagueness, which is contrary to the Boolean concept of the world implicit in much geographical teaching and thought, and the representation of geographical information in modern geographical information system. The argument of Sorites Paradox is… CONTINUE READING
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