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Published by Wadsworth/Thomson Learning in Australia, Belmont, CA .
Written in English


  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 464-468) and index.

StatementDale Jacquette.
LC ClassificationsBC135 .J25 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 488 p. :
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22490601M
ISBN 100534537308

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