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Language & human nature

Mark Halpern

Language & human nature

by Mark Halpern

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy,
  • Linguistics -- Philosophy,
  • Language and culture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-343) and index.

    Other titlesLanguage and human nature
    StatementMark Halpern, with a new introduction by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP107 .H362 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 386 p. ;
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22559953M
    ISBN 101412808251
    ISBN 109781412808255
    LC Control Number2008026866

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