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, Jacques. 1981. Economimesis. Diacritics vol. 11. no. 2: 2–25. Erdély, Miklós. 1991. „A kalocsai előadás.” Művészeti írások . [“ Lecture in Kalocsa .” Essays on Art .] Budapest: Képzőművészeti Kiadó. Farris, Wendy B. 2002. The Question of the Other: Cultural Critiques of Magical Realism. Janus Head vol. 5. no. 2: 101–119. Fisher, Mark. 2009. Capitalist Realism. Is There No Alternative? London: Zero Books. Fulger, Mihai. 2006. „Noul val” în cinematografia Românească . [ The “New Wave” in Romanian Cinematography .] Bucureşti: Art. Gorzo, Andrei. 2012. Lucruri

References Blackburn, Simon. 1993. Essays in Quasi-Realism . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Brower, Bruce. W. 1993. “Dispositional Ethical Realism.” Ethics 103 (2): 221-249. Cuneo, Terence. 2007. The Normative Web: An Argument for Moral Realism. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Darwall, Stephen. 2018. “Ethics and Morality.” In The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics , edited by Tristram McPherson and David Plunkett, 552-567. New York, NY: Routledge. DeLapp, Kevin Michael. 2009. “The Merits of Dispositional Moral Realism.” Journal of Value Inquiry 43: 1



According to metaphysical realism, we would have to compare our thought with mind-independent reality, if we want to gain knowledge about the world. Such a comparison is impossible. Yet we can gain knowledge about the world. So metaphysical realism is false. — I take this to be the historically most influential argumentative line opposing metaphysical realism. The paper develops this argument, the Main Anti-Realist Argument, in more detail and offers a brief critical discussion of its crucial assumptions.

References Asato, Eiko. “Okinawan Identity and Resistance to Militarization and Maldevelopment.” In Islands of Discontent: Okinawan Responses to Japanese and American Power, edited by Laura Hein and Mark Selden. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003, pp. 228-242 Bhowmik, Davinder. “Plain Water with a Twist of Lime(stone): Magical Realism in Medoruma Shun.” In Proceedings of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies (PAJLS), 4, 2003, pp. 211-318 Bhowmik, Davinder. Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance. London: Routledge, 2008 Boehmer

the Pain of Playing Video Games . Boston: MIT Press, 2013. Markoff, John. What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry . London: Penguin, 2005. Reisner, Clemens. “‘The Reality Behind It All Is Very True’: Call of Duty: Black Ops and the Remembrance of the Cold War.” in Playing with the Past: Digital Games and the Simulation of History, edited by Matthew Kapel. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. Welsch, Timothy J. Mixed Realism: Videogames and the Violence of Fiction . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016

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metaphysics in law: The historical background of American and Scandinavian legal realism compared.” The American Journal of Comparative Law , 52 (2) (2004): 469-487. Radin, M. “Legal Realism “ Columbia Law Review 31 (5) (1931): 824-828. Ripoll Sastre, P. Llibre de vuit senyals (15th century): an edition, legal and comparative study . Doctoral dissertation, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018. Strauss, L. Natural Right and History . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1953. Terradas, I. La justicia más antigua: teoría y cultura del ordenamiento vindicatorio . Madrid

References Ahmad, M. & Afsar, A. (2014). Magical Realism, Social Protest and Anti-Colonial Sentiments in One Hundred Years of Solitude : An Instance of Historiographic Metafiction. Asian Journal of Latin American Studies, 27 (2), 1-26. Bell-Villada, G. H. (1990). García Márquez: The Man and His Work. University of North Carolina Press. Bowers, M. A. (2004). Magic(al) Realism. London and New York: Routledge. Conniff, B. (2002). The Dark Side of Magical Realism: Science, Oppression, and Apocalypse in One Hundred Years of Solitude . In G. H. Bell-Villada (Ed

References Coats, Karen. “Between Horror, Humour, and Hope: Neil Gaiman and the Psychic Work of the Gothic.” The Gothic in Children’s Literature: Haunting the Borders. Ed. Anna Jackson, Karen Coats, and Roderick McGillis. New York: Routledge, 2008. 77-92. Print. Cooper, Brenda. Magical Realism in West African Fiction. London: Routledge, 2004. Print. Faris, Wendy B. Ordinary Enchantments: Magical Realism and the Remystification of Narrative. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004. Print. ---. “Scheherazade’s Children: Magical Realism and Postmodern Fiction


In the present paper, I shall argue that disjunctively construed naïve realism about the nature of perceptual experiences succumbs to the empirically inspired causal argument. The causal argument highlights as a first step that local action necessitates the presence of a type-identical common kind of mental state shared by all perceptual experiences. In a second step, it sets out that the property of being a veridical perception cannot be a mental property. It results that the mental nature of perceptions must be exhausted by the occurrence of inner sensory experiences that narrowly supervene on the perceiver. That is, empirical objects fail directly to determine the perceptual consciousness of the perceiver. The upshot is that not only naïve realism, but also certain further forms of direct realism have to be abandoned.