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Notes on philosophy, probability and mathematics

Frank Plumpton Ramsey

Notes on philosophy, probability and mathematics

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Published by Bibliopolis in Napoli .
Written in English

  • Mathematics -- Philosophy.,
  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.,
  • Probabilities.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Plumpton Ramsey ; edited by Maria Carla Galavotti.
    SeriesHistory of logic ;, 7
    ContributionsGalavotti, Maria Carla.
    LC ClassificationsQA8.4 .R36 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1173547M
    ISBN 108870882594
    LC Control Number94157481

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