Henry Nelson Goodman (7 August 1906, Somerville, Massachusetts – 25 November 1998, Needham, Massachusetts) was an American philosopher, known for his work on counterfactuals, mereology, the problem of induction, irrealism and aesthetics.
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... Click here for information about translations of Goodman's books ... Quine, Journal of Symbolic Logic, 12 (1947) 105-122, Reprinted in Nelson Goodman, Problems and Projects (Bobbs-Merrill, 1972) 173-198 ...
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