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Fact, fiction and forecast. by Nelson Goodman

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Induction (Logic),
  • Conditionals (Logic),
  • Possibility,
  • Forecasting,
  • Science -- Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination126 p.
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14453078M
OCLC/WorldCa1133749

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