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Ways a world might be

metaphysical and anti-metaphysical essays

by Robert Stalnaker

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Published by Clarendon, Oxford University Press in Oxford, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

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    Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-281) and index.

    StatementRobert C. Stalnaker.
    LC ClassificationsBC199.M6 S73 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3323866M
    ISBN 100199251487, 0199251495
    LC Control Number2004296734

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