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‘Lights Framed like Nets’ in Sir Thomas Browne's Garden

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In 1658, Thomas Browne protests the ‘brutall terminations’ of death and silencing of individual voices of cultural and religious institutions by civil war and republican government. Challenging ... More


Fiction and the Imagination

Anthony Everett

in The Nonexistent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674794
eISBN:
9780191758102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674794.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter develops a version of the cognitive account of the imagination, based on that offered by Nichols and Stich. On this account, in certain cases, we may be unable to distinguish certain ... More


Talking through the Pretense

Anthony Everett

in The Nonexistent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674794
eISBN:
9780191758102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674794.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

We often talk within the scope of a pretense in order to convey information about the real world, the nature of that pretense, or the attitudes of those engaged in the pretense. This will often be ... More


Engaging with Narratives

Derek Matravers

in Fiction and Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199647019
eISBN:
9780191779381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647019.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter provides a number of philosophical arguments for thinking that we need an account of engaging with narratives that is neutral between fiction and non-fiction. Drawing on the work of ... More


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