Analysis 66 (4):315–319 (2006)

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C. S. I. Jenkins
University of British Columbia
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Lewis has argued that quasi-realism is fictionalism. Blackburn denies this, offering reasons which rely on a descriptive reading of quasi-realism. This note offers a different, more general argument against Lewis's claim, available to prescriptive as well as descriptive quasi-realists.
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