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Coming to understand a painting or a symphony in an unfamiliar style, to recognize the work of an artist or school, to see or hear in new ways, is as cognitive an achievement as learning to read or write or add. ---->>>

I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth. ---->>>

Truth cannot be defined or tested by agreement with 'the world'; for not only do truths differ for different worlds but the nature of agreement between a world apart from it is notoriously nebulous. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-07, 1906
Birthplace: Somerville, Massachusetts
Die: 11-25, 1998
Occupation: Philosopher

Henry Nelson Goodman (/ˈɡʊdmən/; 7 August 1906 – 25 November 1998) was an American philosopher, known for his work on counterfactuals, mereology, the problem of induction, irrealism, and aesthetics.(wikipedia)