The problem of artificial precision in theories of vagueness

Vincenzo Marra points his finger more or less exactly at a simply difficult question: “The problem of artificial precision in theories of vagueness: a note on the role of maximal consistency,” Vincenzo Marra, arXiv:1306.4369, June 18, 2013.  The author is at Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy. (Thanks to investigator K.P. Hart for bringing this […]

Reminder: Ig Nobel winner says world WILL end Friday

This is a reminder to mark your calendar. Harold Camping, who shared the 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in mathematics, again says that the world will end this Friday, October 21, 2011. BACKGROUND:  This year’s Ig Nobel prize in mathematics was awarded two weeks ago to Dorothy Martin of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1954), Pat […]