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Nelson Goodman Ways of Worldmaking i. THE HARVESTER PRESS CONTENTS Foreword I. WORDS, WORKS, WORLDS Questions 1 Versions and Visions 2 How Firm a Foundation? 6 Ways of Worldmaking 7 Trouble with Truth 17 Relative Reality 20 Notes on Knowing = 21 NOR WN DE Il. THE STATUS OF STYLE Exceptions Taken 23 Style and Subject 24 Style and Sentiment 27 Style and Structure 29 Style and Signature 34 The Significance of Style 37 oe ee coma I, SOME QUESTIONS CONCERNING QUOTATION Verbal Quotation 41 Pictorial Quotation 47 Musical Quotation 50 Cross-System Quotation 52 Cross-Modal Quotation 55 Reflection 56 PAR WN > IV. WHEN IS ART? 1. The Purein Art 57 2. ADilemma 59 3. Samples 63 vii Vv. A PUZZLE ABOUT PERCEPTION VI. VIL. viii a AARON Seeing beyond Being 71 Motion Made 72 Shape and Size 74 Consequences and Questions Color 83 The Puzzle 85 THE FABRICATION OF FACTS Aronnm ON RIGHTNESS OF RENDERING NOuUrk eno Index Actuality and Artifice 91 Means and Matter 94 Some Ancient Worlds 97 Reduction and Construction Fact from Fiction 102 Worlds in Conflict 109 78 99 Convention and Content 116 Testsand Truth 120 Veracity and Validity 125 Right Representation 130 The Fair Sample 133 Rightness Reviewed 138 CONTENTS, 71 91 109 141