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Published in [Ithaca? N.Y.] .
Written in English


  • Positivism.

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Abstract of thesis (Ph. D.)--Cornell University, 1935.

Other titlesViennese circle, Logical positivism of.
Statementby Julius R. Weinberg.
LC ClassificationsBC135 .W38
The Physical Object
Pagination[3] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6325619M
LC Control Number35019708

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