British Journal of Aesthetics 58 (3):319-326 (2018)

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Nathan Wildman
Tilburg University
Christian Folde
Universität Hamburg
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Recently, Xhignesse has argued that the principle of poetic licence, which roughly states that any class of propositions is true in some possible fiction, ought to be rejected. Here, we defend PPL from Xhignesse’s objection by demonstrating that, properly understood, his purported counter-example case is either irrelevant or unproblematic. The upshot is that Xhignesse has given us no reason to reject PPL.
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Defending Explosive Universal Fictions.Nathan Wildman & Christian Folde - 2020 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 78 (2):238-242.
A New Class of Fictional Truths.Hannah H. Kim - forthcoming - The Philosophical Quarterly.

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