I will first try to show that both anti-realist and realist intensionalist truthconditional accounts of internal metafictional sentences (i.e., sentences of the form “in the story S, p”) are unsatisfactory. Moreover, I will claim that this does not mean that propositional truthconditional accounts of those sentences are to be dispensed with; simply, one has to provide a non-intensionalist propositional truthconditional account of those sentences. Finally, I will show that this account is fully compatible with a realist interpretation of those sentences’ truthconditions according to which at least some of those sentences commit one to fictional entities.

How to get a non-intensionalist, propositional, moderately realist truthconditional account of internal metafictional sentences / A. VOLTOLINI. - In: GRAZER PHILOSOPHISCHE STUDIEN. - ISSN 0165-9227. - 72(2006), pp. 179-199.

How to get a non-intensionalist, propositional, moderately realist truthconditional account of internal metafictional sentences

VOLTOLINI, Alberto
2006

Abstract

I will first try to show that both anti-realist and realist intensionalist truthconditional accounts of internal metafictional sentences (i.e., sentences of the form “in the story S, p”) are unsatisfactory. Moreover, I will claim that this does not mean that propositional truthconditional accounts of those sentences are to be dispensed with; simply, one has to provide a non-intensionalist propositional truthconditional account of those sentences. Finally, I will show that this account is fully compatible with a realist interpretation of those sentences’ truthconditions according to which at least some of those sentences commit one to fictional entities.
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metafictional sentences; realist truthconditions; fictional entities
A. VOLTOLINI
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