Clarity as Objectivized Belief

Lavi Wolf, Ariel Cohen

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Intuitively, if something is clear, then it is not vague. As the dictionary (Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary) succinctly puts it: “vague ≠ clear.” But this is of course quite compatible with the fact that clear itself isavague predicate. As Barker and Taranto (2003: 17) point out:
Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publicationVagueness and Language Use
EditorsPaul Egre, Nathan Klinedinst
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages 165-190
ISBN (Print)978-0-230-29931-3
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Pragmatics Language and Cognition


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