Literature and Language between Fiction and Non Fiction: a Matter of Commitment. An interview with John Searle
(by Angela Condello and Tiziano Toracca)
The idea to ask John Searle what he thinks about fiction, reality and truth as they relate to literature stems from a growing and common interest that we have developed for issues that transversally cross literature, social sciences, and philosophy. Such issues – fiction, reality, truth – are now widespread and recurring also in public discourse since they concern language and forms of communication.