'Quixote,' Colbert and the Reality of Fiction - NYTimes.com
I'm puzzled, though, by one long sentence that appears to express an important idea:
“In fact, the common notion of objective reality that most of us would recognize today and the one on which Professor Rosenberg’s defense of naturalism rests — as that which persists independent of our subjective perspectives — is mutually dependent on the multiple perspectives cultivated by the fictional worldview.”
Now that is an important idea. I'm just not sure that it was the idea William Egginton meant to convey.
(The image above, of course, is Pablo Ruiz Picasso's famous drawing.)