Language and thought
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Published by Moyer Bell in Wakefield, R.I .
Written in English


  • Psycholinguistics.,
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.,
  • Thought and thinking.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 94).

Statementby Noam Chomsky.
SeriesAnshen transdisciplinary lectureships in art, science, and the philosophy of culture ;, monograph 3
LC ClassificationsP37 .C546 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1425181M
LC Control Number93036148

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