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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Mind and body.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD201 .W55 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 265 p.
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6015061M
LC Control Number66072161

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