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Possibilities and paradox

an introduction to modal and many-valued logic

by J. C. Beall

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modality (Logic),
  • Many-valued logic.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-230) and index.

    StatementJ.C. Beall and Bas C. van Fraassen.
    ContributionsVan Fraassen, Bas C., 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC199.M6 B43 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 233 p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3704049M
    ISBN 100199259879
    LC Control Number2003271754
    OCLC/WorldCa51001451

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