Donald Davidson and the mirror of meaning holism, truth, interpretation by J. E. Malpas

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-294) and index.

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StatementJ.E. Malpas.
LC ClassificationsB945.D384 M35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 301 p. ;
Number of Pages301
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Open LibraryOL1561460M
ISBN 10052141721X
LC Control Number91042796

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