Minds and mechanisms philosophical psychology and computational models by Margaret A. Boden

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Published by Harvester in Brighton .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mind and body.,
  • Intellect.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p309-311.

Book details

StatementMargaret A. Boden.
SeriesHarvester studies in cognitive science -- 16
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LC ClassificationsBF161
The Physical Object
Pagination311p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17272360M
ISBN 100710800053

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