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Being logical

a guide to good thinking

by Dennis Q. McInerny

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logic,
  • Reasoning,
  • Thought and thinking

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementD.Q. McInerny.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC71 .M37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21112458M
    ISBN 101400061717
    LC Control Number2003058779
    OCLC/WorldCa53091068

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