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  • noun One who subscribes to the philosophy of epistemicism.


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  • The epistemicist says that there are semantic facts that are beyond our possible knowledge.

    The Problem of the Many

  • To be sure, the epistemicist cannot say exactly how meaning supervenes on use, and so cannot calculate the meaning or truth-conditions of a claim given facts about use (vagueness is a matter of ineliminable ignorance).

    Sorites Paradox

  • (Again, perdurantists may adopt one of these epistemicist strategies, but typically do not.)

    Temporal Parts

  • Hudson (2000) defends an epistemicist temporal parts theory.

    Temporal Parts

  • (This involves an ˜epistemicist™ account of vagueness.)

    Temporal Parts


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