Varieties of Vagueness, Fuzzinessand a few foundational (and ontological) questions

Settimo Termini, Marco Elio Tabacchi, Marco Elio Tabacchi, Settimo Termini

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Abstract

In this paper we discuss the multifaceted nature of vagueness, the limits of (standard) set theory in dealing with the foundational aspects that a really innovating theory of vagueness should manifest, and the difficul- ties in outlining the possible features that such a type of new formalism should exhibit in order to be able to deal with such innovative aspects. We shall highlight some aspects of the role that Fuzzy Set Theory (FST) can play in this process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages578-583
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Information Systems

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