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Single Idea 21592

[catalogued under 7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 9. Vagueness / f. Supervaluation for vagueness]

Full Idea

Supervaluationism preserves almost all of classical logic, at the expense of classical semantics, but giving a non-standard account of truth. I argue that its treatment of higher-order vagueness undermines the non-standard account of truth.

Gist of Idea

Supervaluation keeps classical logic, but changes the truth in classical semantics


Timothy Williamson (Vagueness [1994], Intro)

Book Reference

Williamson,Timothy: 'Vagueness' [Routledge 1996], p.5