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Philosophy and language

Steven Davis

Philosophy and language

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.,
  • Generative grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven Davis.
    SeriesTraditions in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5194374M
    LC Control Number75015910


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