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The logic of fiction

John Hayden Woods

The logic of fiction

a philosophical sounding of deviant logic

by John Hayden Woods

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fictions, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Woods.
    SeriesDe proprietatibus litterarum : Series minor ;, 16, De proprietatibus litterarum., 16.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC199.F5 W66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5442085M
    LC Control Number73092089

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