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Questions in the philosophy of mind

by David Francis Pears

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of mind

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Pears.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF149 .P33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5245575M
    ISBN 100715606883
    LC Control Number75317521

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