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Worlds and Individuals, Possible and Otherwise$
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Takashi Yagisawa

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199576890

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576890.001.0001

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Fictional Worlds

Fictional Worlds

(p.257) 10 Fictional Worlds
Worlds and Individuals, Possible and Otherwise

Takashi Yagisawa

Oxford University Press

It is argued that fictional worlds and individuals are impossible worlds and individuals. Proposals on fiction by Kripke and van Inwagen are discussed critically. Imagined-seen fictional worlds are argued to be impossible worlds.

Keywords:   fiction, imagined seen, impossible, Kripke, van Inwagen

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