Vagueness and the Sorites

Vagueness and the Sorites

Forthcoming. “Intuitionism and Vagueness” in Elia Zardini and Sergi Oms, eds, The Sorites Paradox (Cambridge University Press).

2016. “On the Characterisation of Borderline Cases” in Meanings and Other Things: Essays on Stephen Schiffer, edited by Gary Ostertag (MIT Press). [.pdf]

2010. “The Illusion of Higher-order Vagueness” in Richard Dietz and Sebastiano Morruzzi, eds., Cuts and Clouds (Oxford), 523-49. [.pdf]

2007. ” ‘Wang’s Paradox’ “, in the Library of Living Philosophers, volume XXI, The Philosophy of Michael Dummett, Eds. R. Auxier and L. Hahn, Open Court: Chicago and La Salle, Illinois, 415-44. [.pdf]

2006. ‘Vagueness-related Partial Belief and the Constitution of Borderline Cases’, in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Book Symposium on Stephen Schiffer’s The Things We Mean (Oxford 2003). [.pdf]

2005. “Vagueness, Response Dependence and Rule-Following—Some Reflections” in: Moruzzi, S. and Sereni, A. (eds.), Issues on Vagueness. 2nd Workshop on Vagueness, Il Poligrafo, Padova, 2005.

2003. “Vagueness: A Fifth Column Approach” in J.C Beall and Michael Glanzberg, eds., Liars & Heaps: New Essays on Paradox, Oxford: Oxford University press, 84-105. [.pdf]

2003. “Rosenkranz on Quandary, Vagueness and Intuitionism”, Mind 112. 465-7. [.pdf]

2001. “On Being in a Quandary: Relativism, Vagueness, Logical Revisionism”, Mind CX, 45-98; reprinted in The Philosopher’s Annual, volume 24 (2001). [.pdf]

1995. “The Epistemic Conception of Vagueness” in a supplement to The Southern Journal of Philosophy, XXXIII, special number on Vagueness, 133-59. (Proceedings of the 1994 Spindel Conference held at Memphis, October 1994). [.pdf]

1992. “Is Higher Order Vagueness Coherent” Analysis 52, 129-39. [.pdf]

1989. “The Sorites Paradox and its Significance for the Interpretation of Semantic Theory” in Recherches sur la Philosophie et le Langage, (Grenoble: Imprimerie de la Bibliotheque Interuniversitaire et des Sciences Sociales de Grenoble), 119- 36. Reprinted with a new appendix on higher-order vagueness in New Inquiries into Meaning and Truth, eds. N. Cooper and P. Engel, Harvester Wheatsheaf 1991, 135-62.

1987. “Further Reflections on the Sorites Paradox” in Philosophical Topics, XV, 1, 227-290. (Reprinted in R. Keefe and P. Smith, eds., Vagueness: A Reader, Cambridge, Mass.: Bradford/MIT. 1996). [.pdf]

1986. “The Sorites Paradox”, Quaderni di Semantica VII, 2, 277-291.

1985 (with Stephen Read). “Hairier than Putnam Thought”, Analysis 45, 56-8. [.pdf]

1976. “Language-Mastery and the Sorites Paradox” in G. Evans and J. McDowell, eds., Truth and Meaning, Oxford, 223-247. (Reprinted in R. Keefe and P. Smith, eds, Vagueness: A Reader, Cambridge, Mass.: Bradford/MIT. 1996.) [.pdf]

1975. “On the Coherence of Vague Predicates”, Synthese 30, 325-365.[.pdf]