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Doing philosophy

an introduction through thought experiments

by Theodore Schick

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Published by Mayfield Pub. in Mountain View, Calif .
Written in English

  • Philosophy -- Introductions,
  • Thought experiments

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-464) and index.

    StatementTheodore Schick, Jr., Lewis Vaughn.
    ContributionsVaughn, Lewis.
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .S34 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 471 p. :
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL359764M
    ISBN 101559346140
    LC Control Number98019784

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