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Imagination, fiction, and documentary

Matravers, Derek (2011). Imagination, fiction, and documentary. In: Carroll, Noel and Gibson, John eds. Narrative, Emotion, and Insight. Studies of the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium . Pennsylvania, USA: Penn State University Press, pp. 173–184.

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In this paper I argue against the current consensus that there is such a thing as 'the philosophy of fiction'. I argue instead that what are taken to be problems with fiction, are in fact problems with narrative more generally.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2011 Penn State University
ISBN: 0-271-04857-3, 978-0-271-04857-4
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Philosophy
Item ID: 30735
Depositing User: Derek Matravers
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2012 14:38
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 11:44
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