Handbook of the logic of argument and inference the turn towards the practical

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Boston .

Written in English

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  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Dov M. Gabbay ... [et al.].
SeriesStudies in logic and practical reasoning -- v. 1
ContributionsGabbay, Dov M., 1945-
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LC ClassificationsQA9 .H325 2002
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Paginationx, 498 p. ;
Number of Pages498
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Open LibraryOL22446263M
ISBN 100444506500
LC Control Number2002016353

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