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Vagueness and uncertainty

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In this thesis I investigate the behaviour of uncertainty about vague matters. It is a fairly common view that vagueness involves uncertainty of some sort. However there are many fundamental questions about this kind of uncertainty that are left open, questions I shall attempt to answer in this thesis. Could you be genuinely uncertain about p when there is no matter of fact whether p? Could you remain uncertain in a vague proposition, even if you knew exactly which possible world ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
BPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral

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