Higher-Order Vagueness and Borderline Nestings: A Persistent Confusion

Analytic Philosophy 54 (1):1-43 (2013)
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ABSTRACT: This paper argues that the so-called paradoxes of higher-order vagueness are the result of a confusion between higher-order vagueness and the distribution of the objects of a Sorites series into extensionally non-overlapping non-empty classes.
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