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Philosophy of Mind (Foundations of Philosophy)

Jerome A. Shaffer

Philosophy of Mind (Foundations of Philosophy)

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Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persons,
  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Philosophical anthropology,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Act (Philosophy)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9298141M
    ISBN 100136637248
    ISBN 109780136637240


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