Fiction and Metaphysics
by Amie L Thomasson (9780521065214)

Fiction and Metaphysics
 
Amie L Thomasson
Release Date: 12 June 2008
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 188
Category: Aesthetics
ISBN: 9780521065214
ISBN-10: 0521065216



This challenging study places fiction squarely at the center of the discussion of metaphysics. Philosophers have traditionally treated fiction as involving a set of narrow problems in logic or the philosophy of language. By contrast Amie Thomasson argues that fiction has far-reaching implications for central problems of metaphysics. The book develops an "artifactual" theory of fiction, whereby fictional characters are abstract artifacts as ordinary as laws or symphonies or works of literature. In taking seriously the work of literary scholars and in citing a wide range of literary examples, this book will interest not only philosophers concerned with metaphysics and the philosophy of language, but also those in literary theory interested in these foundational issues.

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