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On some worldly worries

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Israel Scheffler and others have had trouble accepting such drastic theses in my work as that worlds, even old ones, are made by right versions, even new ones, and that two conflicting versions may both be right. But further explication shows how such theses have advantages over the more usual common-sense alternatives.

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Published by the author at Emerson Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138, U.S.A., on 1 September 1988.

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Goodman, N. On some worldly worries. Synthese 95, 9–12 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01064664

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