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Contemporary research in philosophical logic and linguistic semantics

proceedings of a conference held at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co. in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and logic -- Congresses.,
  • Generative grammar -- Congresses.,
  • Logic -- Congresses.

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    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by D. Hockney, W. Harper, and B. Freed.
    SeriesThe University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science ;, v. 4
    ContributionsHockney, D. ed., Harper, William L. 1943- ed., Freed, B. ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP39 .C65 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination332 p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5066603M
    ISBN 109027705119, 9027705127
    LC Control Number74034079


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