Aristotelian formal and material logic
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Aristotelian formal and material logic by Pierre Conway

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English


  • Logic.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-310) and index.

StatementPierre Conway ; edited by Mary Michael Spangler.
ContributionsSpangler, Mary Michael.
LC ClassificationsBC71 .C66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1274175M
ISBN 100819199052, 0819199060
LC Control Number95005681

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