Alexander Bryan Johnson"s A treatise on language

by Johnson, A. B.

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley

Written in English
Published: Pages: 443 Downloads: 442
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited, with a critical essay on his philosophy of language by David Rynin.
ContributionsRynin, David.
LC ClassificationsP103 J66 1947
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 443 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14251861M

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Editor's preface --Introduction --Author's preface to the edition --A treatise on language by Alexander Bryan Johnson, together with additional material and variant readings from his The philosophy of human knowledge --Critical essay on Johnson's philosophy of language --Identification of passages quoted or referred to by Johnson.

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