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Analysis and metaphysics

an introduction to philosophy

by Strawson, P. F.

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementP.F. Strawson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB29 .S8216 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 144 p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1556437M
    ISBN 100198751176, 0198751184
    LC Control Number91036879

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