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From a Logical Point of View

Nine Logico-Philosophical Essays, Second Revised Edition

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ISBN 9780674323513

Publication Date: 05/15/1980

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200 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

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This volume of essays has a unity and bears throughout the imprint of Quine’s powerful and original mind. It is written with the felicity in the choice of words which makes everything that Quine writes a pleasure to read, and which ranks him among the best contemporary writers on abstract subjects.Cambridge Review

Professor Quine’s challenging and original views are here for the first time presented as a unity. The chief merit of the book is the heart-searching from which it arose and to which it will give rise. In vigour, conciseness, and clarity, it is characteristic of its author.Oxford Magazine

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