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Philosophy and the brain

by John Zachery Young

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  • 26 Currently reading

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

    Subjects:
  • Neuropsychology -- Philosophy,
  • Brain,
  • Cognition,
  • Mind-brain identity theory

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.Z. Young.
    SeriesOxford paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP360 .Y68 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2404187M
    ISBN 100192821679
    LC Control Number87034809

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