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5 edition of Investigating Irreality found in the catalog.

Investigating Irreality

A Study of Unreal Possibilities

by Rescher, Nicholas.

  • 320 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • Logic,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11348262M
    ISBN 100812695100
    ISBN 109780812695106

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