Philosophical Studies

, Volume 95, Issue 1–2, pp 67–98

Kinds, Complexity and Multiple realization

  • Richard Boyd


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Boyd
    • 1
  1. 1.Cornell UniversityUSA

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