“This Mad Proliferation of Worlds,” Goodman’s Argument Against Monism.

“England World,” by Doug Wheller.

…from Nelson Goodman’s Ways of Worldmaking (pp. 20-21):

Shouldn’t we return to sanity from all this mad proliferation of worlds? Shouldn’t we stop speaking of right versions as if each were, or had, its own world, and recognize all as versions of one and the same neutral and underlying world? The world thus regained, as remarked earlier, is a world without kinds or order or motion or rest or pattern—a world not worth fighting for or against.

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