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The philosophy of mind

an introduction

by Smith, Peter

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of mind

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Smith and O.R. Jones.
    ContributionsJones, O. R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD418.3 .S65 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 282 p. ;
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2716460M
    ISBN 10052132078X, 0521312507
    LC Control Number86009571


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