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Published: 06 January 2014

240 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199915101

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Unruly Words

A Study of Vague Language

Diana Raffman

  • Raffman advances a new theory on vagueness drawn from a previously unpublished study of ordinary language use.
  • Raffman's theory is genuinely semantic (non-epistemic) but preserves bivalence, a combination that was previously considered impossible
  • Winner of the American Philosophical Association Sanders Book Prize 2015

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