Wittgenstein"s philosophy of mind by Ashok Vohra

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Published by Open Court in La Salle, Ill .

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  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.,
  • Philosophy of mind -- History -- 20th century.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementAshok Vohra.
LC ClassificationsB3376.W564 V64 1986b
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2549633M
ISBN 100812690311
LC Control Number85031983

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[4] From –, Wittgenstein taught at the University of Cambridge. [5] During his lifetime he published just one slim book, the page Tractatus .

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