Fictionalism in Metaphysics

Philosophy Compass 6 (11):786-803 (2011)
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This is a survey of contemporary work on ‘fictionalism in metaphysics’, a term that is taken to signify both the place of fictionalism as a distinctive anti‐realist metaphysics in which usefulness rather than truth is the norm of acceptance, and the fact that philosophers have given fictionalist treatments of a range of specifically metaphysical notions
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2011.00442.x
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