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Footnote 1: Footnote 8: Footnote 9: Footnote 10: Footnote 11: See the Review.

Footnote 12: Footnote 13: Why did Goodman put ‘Fiction’ in the title?

Footnote 14: This paper is about interpretation.

Footnote 15: See the Introductory Seminar.

Footnote 16: Not a ‘Philosophy of Religion’ paper, despite the introduction.

Footnote 17: Section 2.2

Footnote 18: “Hume’s claim that identity is a fiction”.

Footnote 19: Probably move this to Modality in due course.

Footnote 20: Fictionalism in mathematics.


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Blackburn (Simon) Quasi-Realism No Fictionalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  
Botros (Sophie) A Realist Present and a Coherentist Past Paper Low Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Brock (Stuart) Fictionalism about Fictional Characters Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Brock (Stuart) Modal Fictionalism: A Response to Rosen Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Cave (Terence) Fictional Identities Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Divers (John) & Hagen (Jason) The Modal Fictionalist Predicament Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  
Dorr (Cian) What We Disagree about When We Disagree about Ontology Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Field (Hartry) Mathematical Objectivity and Mathematical Objects Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hale (Bob) Modal Fictionalism: A Simple Dilemma Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Lowe (E.J.) Possible Worlds Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Menzies (Peter) & Pettit (Philip) In Defence of Fictionalism about Possible Worlds Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Nolan (Daniel) & O'Leary-Hawthorne (John) Reflexive Fictionalisms Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15  
Orwell (George) N/A Author Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Putnam (Hilary) Philosophy of Logic Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Rosen (Gideon) A Problem for Fictionalism about Possible Worlds Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Rosen (Gideon) Modal Fictionalism Fixed Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Schwitzgebel (Eric) N/A Author Medium Quality Abstract    
Shapiro (Stewart) No They Don't Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Sider (Ted) The Ersatz Pluriverse Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fiction Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Van Fraassen (Bas) The Scientific Image Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Wallace (Robert M.) The Genesis of the Copernican World: Translator's Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Woodward (Richard) Is Modal Fictionalism Artificial Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Woodward (Richard) Why Modal Fictionalism Is Not Self-Defeating Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Yablo (Stephen) Go Figure: A Path through Fictionalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  



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