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Briefly

Ayer"s Language, Truth and Logic

by David Mills Daniel

  • 399 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by SCM Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Analytical & linguistic philosophy,
  • General,
  • Linguistics,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10561034M
    ISBN 100334041228
    ISBN 109780334041221
    OCLC/WorldCa226294976

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Jane Kenyon was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and earned both her BA and MA from the University of Michigan. While a student at the University of Michigan Kenyon met her future husband, the poet Donald Hall, who taught there.

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