The architecture of theories.

by Charles Sanders Peirce

Publisher: Open Court in Chicago

Written in English
Published: Pages: 176 Downloads: 423
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  • Theory,
  • Logic
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [161]-176.
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL20050665M

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