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In the shadow of Descartes essays in the philosophy of mind by G. H. von Wright

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht [Netherlands], Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Mind and body

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementGeorg Henrik von Wright.
SeriesSynthese library ;, v. 272
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD418.3 .W75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346072M
ISBN 10079234992X
LC Control Number98005116

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