3Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law by David Lanius (2019) (review)International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 27 (2). 2021.
49An Acquittal for EpistemicismInternational Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 31 (4): 905-928. 2018.Scott Soames argues that consideration of the practice of legal judgement gives us good reason to favor the partial-definition/context-sensitive theory of vagueness against epistemicism. Despite the fact that the value of power-delegation through vagueness is evidenced in practice, Soames says, epistemicism cannot account for it theoretically, while the partial-definition/context-sensitive theory is capable of it. In this paper, I examine the two possible arguments against epistemicism that can …Read more
Simon Fraser UniversityDepartment of PhilosophyMasters student
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Areas of Specialization
|Vagueness in Ethics and the Law|