Fictionality and Imagination, Revisited

Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75 (1):15-21 (2017)
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Abstract

I present and discuss a counterexample to Kendall Walton's necessary condition for fictionality that arises from considering serial fictions. I argue that although Walton has not in fact provided a necessary condition for fictionality, a more complex version of Walton's condition is immune from the counterexample.

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Lee Walters
University of Southampton

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