New problems for modal fictionalism

Philosophical Studies 172 (5):1201-1219 (2015)
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In this paper, after clarifying certain features of Gideon Rosen’s Modal Fictionalism, I raise two problems for that view and argue that these problems strongly suggest that advocates of a “Deflationist Strategy” ought not to endorse, or adopt Rosen-style Modal Fictionalism

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Modal fictionalism.Daniel Nolan - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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