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Fact, fiction, & forecast, by Nelson Goodman Professor of Philosophy in the University of Pennsylvania.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Goodman, Nelson.
Other Title:
Fact, fiction, and forecast
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1955.
Format/Description:
Book
126, [2] pages 21 cm.
Subjects:
Induction (Logic)
Conditionals (Logic)
Possibility
Forecasting
Science -- Philosophy
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
Contents:
Predication-1946. The problem of counterfactual conditionals
Project-1953. The passing of the possible; The new riddle of induction; Prospects for a theory of projection.
Notes:
"Predicament 1946 was originally delivered as a lecture at the New York Philosophical Circle on May 11, 1946 ..." . The following chapters are "somewhat revised versions of the Special Lectures in Philosophy delivered at the University of London on May 21, 26 and 28, 1953."
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Herman Potok March 1960 Philadelphia".
Potok Collection copy has numerous underlines, marginal marks and ms. annotations throughout.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1955
Contributor:
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1133749
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