Existential Hypotheses

  • R. Harré


Scientific Thinking Material Thing Existential Criterion Recognitive Criterion Demonstrative Pronoun 
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Summary and Bibliography

  1. 89.
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  2. 90.
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  6. 94.
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  13. 100.
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© R. Harré 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Harré
    • 1
  1. 1.Linacre CollegeOxfordUK

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