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Mathematics without Numbers

Towards a Modal-Structural Interpretation (Clarendon Paperbacks)

by Geoffrey Hellman

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages168
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ISBN 100198240341
ISBN 109780198240341

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