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The Metaphysical Implications of Campanella's Notion of Fiction

@inproceedings{Giglioni2012TheMI,
  title={The Metaphysical Implications of Campanella's Notion of Fiction},
  author={Guido Giglioni},
  year={2012}
}
Campanella’s notion of fiction (fabula) hinges upon a multilayered view of reality based on a series of ontological divisions : ens rationis divinae, ens reale, ens rationis, ens irrationalitatis and non ens. They identify levels of being that span the full range of reality, from a minimum to a maximum degree (an ontological spectrum that in Campanella’s philosophy is closely connected to the Telesian criterion of self-preservation). According to Campanella, any human foray into the territories… Expand