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Values in a universe of chance selected writings of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) by Charles Sanders Peirce

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English


  • Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction and notes by Philip P. Wiener.
ContributionsWiener, Philip P. 1905-1992.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 446 p. :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17768038M

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