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Telling tales

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Utterances within the context of telling fictional tales that appear to be assertions are nevertheless not to be taken at face value. The present paper attempts to explain exactly what such ‘pseudo-assertions’ are, and how they behave. Many pseudo-assertions can take on multiple roles, both within fictions and in what I call ‘participatory criticism’ of a fiction, especially when they occur discourse-initially. This fact, taken together with problems for replacement accounts of pseudo-asserti...

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Published
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10.1111/j.1467-9264.2007.00215.x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Journal website
Volume:
107
Issue:
Issue 1 part 2
Pages:
125–147
Publication date:
2007-08-01
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1467-9264
ISSN:
0066-7374
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English
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Deposit date:
2008-03-14

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