Ways of Worldmaking

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Hackett Publishing, Jan 1, 1978 - Philosophy - 148 pages
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"In a way reminiscent of Einstein, Goodman leads us to the very edge of relativism, only then to step back and to suggest certain criteria of fairness and rightness. More so than any other commentator, he has provided a workable notion of the kinds of skills and capacities that are central for anyone who works in the arts." -- Howard Gardner, Harvard University
 

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Contents

VI
22
Exceptions Taken
23
Verbal Quotation
41
A PUZZLE ABOUT PERCEPTION
71
THE FABRICATION OF FACTS
91
vii
109
Convention and Content I 16
116
Veracity and Validity
125
The Fair Sample
133
37
143
71
145
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Nelson Goodman is Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, Harvard University.

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