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Mathematical thought an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics by Evert William Beth

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Published by Gordon and Breach in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementEvert W. Beth
SeriesSynthese library
LC ClassificationsQA"9"B475
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 208 p
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21162690M
LC Control Number66-7696

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