Much Ado About Nonexistence

The problem of the nature of fiction and the problem of nonexistence are closely tied because fiction often talks about nonexistent entities. In Fiction, Reference, and Nonexistence, A. P. Martinich and Avrum Stroll, two of America's leading philosophers, explore fiction and undertake an analytic philosophical study of fiction and its reference and its relation to truth. Included in the discussion is the authors' new, contemporary theory of...

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Surfaces

Provides novel answers to two age-old philosophical problemsOCothe epistemological problem of how perception is able to generate knowledge, and the metaphysical problem of what it is that we perceive."

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