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How classification works : Nelson Goodman among the social sciences / edited by Mary Douglas and David Hull.

By: Goodman, Nelson
Contributor(s): Douglas, Mary, 1921-2007 | Hull, David
Language: English Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1992.Description: vi, 281p. : ill., diagrs., facsims., music ; 24cm.ISBN: 0748603514
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Includes bibl. notes. - Contents: Seven strictures on similarity / Nelson Goodman; The new riddle of induction / Nelson Goodman; Biological species: an inductivist's nightmare / David Hull; Agency and structure in negotiating knowledge / Gary L. Downey; History as "compliance": the development of western musical notation in the light of Goodman's requirements / Ruth Katz; A question of style: Nelson Goodman and the writing of theory / Tim Engstrom; Social categories and claims in the liberal state / Paul Starr; World-making by kind-making: child abuse for example / Ian Hacking; Rightness of categories / Mary Douglas.