Journal of Applied Logics 7 (2):163-70 (2020)

Michel-Antoine Xhignesse
Capilano University
A critical reflection on John Woods's new monograph, Truth in Fiction – Rethinking its Logic. I focus in particular on Woods’s world-inheritance thesis (what others have variously called ‘background,’ ‘the principle of minimal departure,’ and ‘the reality assumption,’ and which replaces Woods’s earlier ‘fill-conditions’) and its interplay with auctorial say-so, arguing that world-inheritance actually constrains auctorial say-so in ways Woods has not anticipated.
Keywords truth in fiction  world-inheritance thesis  fiction  background  auctorial say-so
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