David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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American Philosophical Quarterly 15 (1):37--46 (1978)
It is advisable to treat some sorts of discourse about fiction with the aid of an intensional operator "in such-And-Such fiction...." the operator may appear either explicitly or tacitly. It may be analyzed in terms of similarity of worlds, As follows: "in the fiction f, A" means that a is true in those of the worlds where f is told as known fact rather than fiction that differ least from our world, Or from the belief worlds of the community in which the fiction originated
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