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Mathematics in philosophy

Parsons, Charles

Mathematics in philosophy

selected essays

by Parsons, Charles

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Parsons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA8.6 .P37 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3186067M
    ISBN 100801414717
    LC Control Number83045153

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