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The Philosophy of logical mechanism

The Philosophy of logical mechanism

essays in honor of Arthur W. Burks, with his responses ; with a bibliography of works of Arthur W. Burks

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burks, Arthur W. 1915-,
  • Electronic digital computers -- History,
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 525-531).

    Statementedited by Merrilee H. Salmon.
    SeriesSynthese library ;, v. 206
    ContributionsBurks, Arthur W. 1915-, Salmon, Merrilee H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .P3998 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 553 p. :
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2192434M
    ISBN 100792303253
    LC Control Number89011238

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