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What Is Thought? (Bradford Books) by Eric B. Baum

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • General Theory of Computing,
  • Psychology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Artificial Intelligence - General,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Mind & Body,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Cognitive science,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Thought and thinking

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9417935M
ISBN 100262524570
ISBN 109780262524575

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