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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


  • Logic,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jonathan Lear and Alex Oliver.
SeriesRoutledge studies in contemporary philosophy -- 18, Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy -- 18.
ContributionsSmiley, T. J., Lear, Jonathan., Oliver, Alex.
LC ClassificationsBC38 .F67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24116478M
ISBN 100415801206, 0203859812
ISBN 109780415801201, 9780203859810
LC Control Number2009031248

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