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Brains and reasoning

Gerhard D. Wassermann

Brains and reasoning

brain science as a basis of applied and pure philosophy

by Gerhard D. Wassermann

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, CT.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Neurophysiology,
  • Psychophysiology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [149]-158.

    Statement[by] Gerhard D. Wassermann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP355.2 .W37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 169 p.
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5053061M
    ISBN 100208014713
    LC Control Number74014875


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