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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics,
  • Logic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMichael Dummett.
    SeriesThe William James lectures
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 355 p. ;
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23782229M
    ISBN 100674537858


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Book I (A, Alpha, aa) First Causes and Principles; Book II (α, “small alpha ‘, aa) Principles of Physics; Book III (B, Beta, a) The 14 Aporias; Book IV (Γ, Gamma, ab) Being as being logical and Principles; Book V (Δ, Delta, ba) The Book.

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