Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Fiction: a counterfactual assumption or history. In philosophy, it is the question how a truth value can be attributed to fictional statements. See also idealization, as if, truth, facts, counterfactuals, theories, theoretical entities, existence, ontology.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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I 93
Fiction/Hume: is a principle of human nature, because it presupposes permanent objects - which we need.
I 95
More fiction is needed to resolve the contradiction between the discontinuity of impressions and their attributed identity - however, permanent existence is well compatible with discontinuity of impressions - this is a principle.


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D. Hume
I Gilles Delueze David Hume, Frankfurt 1997 (Frankreich 1953,1988)
II Norbert Hoerster Hume: Existenz und Eigenschaften Gottes aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen der Neuzeit I Göttingen, 1997


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-21