Fictionality and Imagination, Revisited


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Lee Walters
University of Southampton
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I present and discuss a counterexample to Kendall Walton's necessary condition for fictionality that arises from considering serial fictions. I argue that although Walton has not in fact provided a necessary condition for fictionality, a more complex version of Walton's condition is immune from the counterexample.
Keywords Kendall Walton  Fiction  Serial Fiction
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DOI 10.1111/jaac.12341
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