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Thursday, February 28 • 5:30pm - 6:45pm
When Theatre Encounters the Paradox of Fiction

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Philosophers grapple with the Paradox of Fiction; it stipulates that our emotional responses to fictional worlds produce incoherence. Does the act of theatre court incoherence?

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Jeff Day

Theatre Staff, Texas Tech University
Jeff received his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in August of 2018. His dissertation, which is theoretical in nature, takes the philosophical concept of the Paradox of Fiction and uses it as a lens to explore how and why we imagine, build, inhabit, and, ultimately, come to believe... Read More →


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