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Astrid Vicas
Saint Leo University
  1. The Nature of Fictional Discourse.Astrid Vicas - unknown
    This dissertation presents an account of fictional discourse which is teleological. According to it, questions about what is said in fiction and how it ought to be said are answerable in terms of the goals and methods belonging specifically to fiction-making as a practice. Viewed in such a way, it is argued that the incompleteness of fictional discourse and its apparent tolerance of inconsistency are distinctive of it. Moreover, it is argued that there is a sense in which one can (...)
     
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  2. Reciprocity: A Human Value in a Pluralistic World.Tiansi Wang, Peter Jonkers & Astrid Vicas (eds.) - 2022 - Washington, DC: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.
    This is a philosophical study by a group of international scholars discussing issues related to reciprocity in the globalized world. Concerned issues include ethical dimension and foundation of reciprocity and generosity, characteristics of reciprocity, different understandings of reciprocity across cultural traditions, the relationship between reciprocity and other human values such as justice, cooperation, friendship, etc.
     
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  3. Two Intensional Theories of Metaphor.Astrid Vicas - unknown
     
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