Ways of worldmaking contains one brilliant argument after another for the idea that no appeal to a real world beyond our conceptual schemes is necessary to understand or to produce science and scientific knowledge. Goodmams ways of worldmaking is a very dense but rewarding book the main idea behind it is that our world consists of many different worlds all of which are equally important to us. Ways of worldmaking nelson goodman hackett publishing 1978 philosophy 148 pages 2 reviews provides a workable notion of the kinds of skills and capacities that are central for those who work in the arts. Ways of worldmaking 7 5 trouble with truth 17 6 relative reality 20 7 notes on knowing 21 ii the status of style 23 1 exceptions taken 23 2 style and subject 24 3 style and sentiment 27 4 style and structure 29 5 style and signature 34 6 the significance of style 37 iii some questions concerning quotation 41 i 1 erbal quotation 41 2. These ways of ordering are built in the world and they depend on the objects and context we are considering deletion and supplemenation often in the worldmaking we have to delete old material and add new material we ignore what we dont need and collect and supplement those fragments and hints which we need
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