Open Journal of Philosophy 1 (1):22 (2011)

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Jeffrey Goodman
James Madison University
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Kendall Walton’s pretense theory, like its rivals, says that what’s true in a fiction F depends in part on the importation of background propositions into F. The aim of this paper is to present, explain, and defend a brief yet straightforward argument–one which exploits the specific mechanism by which the pretense theory says propositions are imported into fictions–for the falsity of the pretense theory
Keywords Pretense  Fiction
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DOI 10.4236/ojpp.2011.11004
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