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Scepticism and reasonable doubt

M. Jamie Ferreira

Scepticism and reasonable doubt

the British naturalist tradition in Wilkins, Hume, Reid and Newman

by M. Jamie Ferreira

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Skepticism -- History.,
    • Belief and doubt -- History.,
    • Naturalism -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSkepticism and reasonable doubt.
      StatementM. Jamie Ferreira.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB837 .F47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 255 p. ;
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2724360M
      ISBN 100198249128
      LC Control Number86018023

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