BIDRAG TILL EN FIKTIONOLOGISK EPISTEMOLOGI

  • Göran Rossholm
Nøgleord: Incompleteness, fictional epistemology, fictional ontology, unreliable narrator, Roman Ingarden, Petr Kotatko

Resumé

A CONTRIBUTION TO NARRATIVE EPISTEMOLOGY | In the wake of Roman Ingarden’s Das Literarische Kunstwerk many literary theorists have claimed that fictional worlds are “incomplete”,
contrary to our real world. This idea is critically examined; the conclusion of the examination is that in most cases the incompleteness thesis is based on confusion between ontology and epistemology. However, in some cases – one example is Kafka’s The Process – the thesis is better warranted, but in these cases incompleteness may just as well be described in semantic terms as vagueness.
Citation/Eksport
Rossholm, G. (1). BIDRAG TILL EN FIKTIONOLOGISK EPISTEMOLOGI. K&K - Kultur Og Klasse, 41(115), 101-110. https://doi.org/10.7146/kok.v41i115.15878