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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English


  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.,
  • Certainty.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesWittgenstein and knowledge.
StatementThomas Morawetz.
LC ClassificationsB3376.W563 U335 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409664M
ISBN 100391010344
LC Control Number79013039

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