Vagueness in context

Stewart Shapiro aims to develop a comprehensive account of the meaning, function and logic of vague terms in an idealised version of a natural language like English. He sees vagueness as a linguistic phenomenon, due to the kinds of languages that humans speak

Main Author: Shapiro, Stewart
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 2006, 2006
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Stewart Shapiro aims to develop a comprehensive account of the meaning, function and logic of vague terms in an idealised version of a natural language like English. He sees vagueness as a linguistic phenomenon, due to the kinds of languages that humans speak
Physical Description:x, 226 p. ill
ISBN:9780191707162
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