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English logic and semantics from the end of the twelfth century to the time of Ockham and Burleigh : acts of the 4th European Symposium on Mediaeval Logic and Semantics, Leiden-Nijmegen, 23-27 April 1979 by European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics. 1979 Leiden-Nijmegen, Neth.)

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Published by Ingenium Publishers in Nijmegen .
Written in English


  • Logic -- Congresses,
  • Semantics -- Congresses,
  • Logicians, English -- Congresses

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Statementedited by H.A.G. Braakhuis, C.H. Kneepkens, L.M. de Rijk.
SeriesSupplement to Artistarium -- v. 1, Artistarium -- v. 1
ContributionsBraakhuis, H. A. G., Kneepkens, C. H., Rijk, L. M. de,
LC ClassificationsBC34 E8
The Physical Object
Pagination471 p. --
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15465752M
ISBN 109070419025

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