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Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language

An Elementary Exposition

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PAPERBACK

$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674954014

Publication Date: 07/15/1984

Short

160 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

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