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Psychological explanation

Jerry A. Fodor

Psychological explanation

an introduction to the philosophy of psychology

by Jerry A. Fodor

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [159]-161.

    Statement[by] Jerry A. Fodor.
    SeriesA Random House Study in problems of philosophy, Studies in philosophy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF38 .F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 165 p.
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5542680M
    LC Control Number67020628

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