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The logic of fiction a philosophical sounding of deviant logic by John Hayden Woods

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fictions, Theory of.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John Woods.
SeriesDe proprietatibus litterarum : Series minor ;, 16, De proprietatibus litterarum., 16.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBC199.F5 W66
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5442085M
LC Control Number73092089

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