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Thinking Logically

James B. Freeman

Thinking Logically

Basic Concepts for Reasoning

by James B. Freeman

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Reasoning,
  • Logic,
  • Thought and thinking

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9299575M
    ISBN 10013905118X
    ISBN 109780139051180
    OCLC/WorldCa25832260


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