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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reasoning.,
  • Logic.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-132) and index.

StatementG.B. Keene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBC177 .K374 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1731315M
ISBN 100773491910
LC Control Number92035821

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