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  • Conceptual room for ontic vagueness 

    Barnes, Elizabeth (University of St Andrews, 2007-06-20) - Thesis
    This thesis is a systematic investigation of whether there might be conceptual room for the idea that the world itself might be vague, independently of how we describe it. This idea – the existence of so-called ontic ...
  • Foundational issues in the metaphysics of David Lewis 

    Nappo, Francesco (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
    Few contributions in the field of metaphysics can be compared, for their depth and impact, to the work of the American philosopher David K. Lewis. A feature of this work, which partly explain its great appeal, is its ...
  • Living on the slippery slope : the nature, sources and logic of vagueness 

    Zardini, Elia (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
    According to the dominant approach in the theory of vagueness, the nature of the vagueness of an expression ‘F’ consists in its presenting borderline cases in an appropriately ordered series: objects which are neither ...