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Fact, Fiction, and Forecast

  title={Fact, Fiction, and Forecast},
  author={N. Goodman},
  • N. Goodman
  • Published 1955
  • Philosophy
  • liELsoN Goodman's second book,1 which represents?excepting the first chapter, a reprint of the well-known paper, "The Prob lem of Counterfactual Conditionals"?the "Special Lectures in Philosophy" he delivered at the University of London in 1953, is small in volume but rich in content. There is a clear thread run ning through its four chapters: counterf actual conditionals (which in recent years have given such headaches to several ana lytic philosophers) speak about possible non-actual 2 events… CONTINUE READING
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