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Philosophical aspects of the mind-body problem

Conference on the Philosophy of Mind and Psychology University of Hawaii 1968.

Philosophical aspects of the mind-body problem

[proceedings]

by Conference on the Philosophy of Mind and Psychology University of Hawaii 1968.

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Published by University Press of Hawaii in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mind and body -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited and with an intro. by Chung-ying Cheng.
    ContributionsCheng, Chung-ying, 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF161 .C68 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 221 p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5196001M
    ISBN 100824803426
    LC Control Number75017914

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