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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematics -- Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Bibl.: p.165-169. - Index

StatementHugh Lehman
SeriesAPQ library of philosophy
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23748156M
ISBN 100631115803

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