Moreover, while Quine's convictions about truth make many forms of antirealism
unacceptable to him, he might be construed as a nonskeptical modal quasirealist (a la Blackburn).
In the 1920s huaju had a very diverse atmosphere: You have realism, you have antirealism
, all the great European styles, expressionism, symbolism--all that was in huaju.
Far from tracing a causal relation between context and fiction, I point out instead how this distinction cannot be understood outside of the condition of crisis to which Ribeyro's realist short fiction and the boom's antirealism
respond so differently.
With Dickens, the list starts to dissolve its verisimilar quality and grounding in realism and to parody its practical functions, until, in postmodernism, it reverts to factual itemization as in nonliterary discourse, thus in Richard Brautigan's Trout Fishing in America (1967), but does so as an instance of experimental resorting to nonfictional discourse for the purposes of literary subversion and parodie antirealism
Debate and the Inference to the Best Explanation
59) If this is so, then the intersubjective nature of normative concepts, such as justice, will entail antirealism
only if the intersubjective nature of non-normative concepts entails idealism.
25) That point has been well made by a number of scholars who note that if a truly non-sensical antirealism
had been Derrida's intention then a very different French expression would have been used.
Anthropocentrism in Philosophy: Realism, Antirealism
Pavel is right to suggest that the overarching emphasis on realism and the role of sociohistorical forces, especially in the English novel in the eighteenth century, may have blinded Watt to the merits of Henry Fielding's satirical, antirealism
or to Samuel Richardson's skillful technical innovation.
167), it seems to me that Dembski's metaphysics is better construed as one of informational antirealism
From the Pessimistic Induction to Semantic Antirealism
Collaboration with other philosophies cannot lead to a radical adaptation of that tradition in a way that yields a fundamental discontinuity or departure from those core principles in favor of a philosophy committed to empiricism or to Kantian antirealism