Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Fiction: a counterfactual assumption or history. In philosophy, it is the question how a truth value can be attributed to fictional statements. See also idealization, as if, truth, facts, counterfactuals, theories, theoretical entities, existence, ontology.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Black, Max Fictions   Black, Max
Cartwright, Nancy Fictions   Cartwright, Nancy
Field, Hartry Fictions   Field, Hartry
Gärdenfors, Peter Fictions   Gärdenfors, Peter
Geach, Peter T. Fictions   Geach, Peter T.
Hume, D. Fictions   Hume, D.
Kant, I. Fictions   Kant, I.
Lewis, David Fictions   Lewis, David
Logic Texts Fictions   Logic Texts
Millikan, Ruth Fictions   Millikan, Ruth
Prior, Arthur Fictions   Prior, Arthur

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28