The conclusion drawn by the book from all the Factualist
bulletins is: "The Sender is not a human individual.
I believe he is on the Factualist
side (which I also represent)" but "of course he could be a Liquefaction Agent.
is rumored to represent "a trust of giant insects from another galaxy," yet Lee insists, "I believe he is on the Factualist
side (which I also represent)" (133).
The complement, termed a "routine" by Burroughs, occurs in Queer during moments when the factualist
narrative dissolves into a stream of surrealist phrases and images, each attempting to astonish more than the last.
In this paper, Stathis Psillos argues that scientific realism should be committed to the factualist
view of reality and not, in the first instance, to the fundamentalist.
He tells us that "what all non factualist
conceptions have in common", or what is "constitutive" of them, is, when such a sentence contains a predicate "P"
Oddie and Demetriou argue that, just as the nonfactualist faces the Frege-Geach problem--he cannot explain how, in a valid argument, truth transfers from the premises to the conclusion--so too does the noncognitivist factualist
face the problem that he cannot explain how rational acceptance and rejection transfers from the premises to the conclusion of an argument.