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Vagueness and Degrees of Truth

Nicholas J. J. Smith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233007
eISBN:
9780191716430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233007.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book argues that an adequate account of vagueness must involve degrees of truth. The basic idea of degrees of truth is that while some sentences are true and some are false, others possess ... More


Introduction

Bradley Armour-Garb and Bradley Armour-Garb

in Reflections on the Liar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199896042
eISBN:
9780190672287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199896042.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

In this chapter, after introducing a few versions of the liar paradox and identifying the pathology that the versions of the paradox appear to present, the author considers some proposals for how to ... More


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