6 edition of **A theory of possibility** found in the catalog.

A theory of possibility

Rescher, Nicholas.

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- 12 Currently reading

Published
**1975** by Blackwell in Oxford [Eng.] .

Written in English

- Possibility.,
- Individuation (Philosophy)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Nicholas Rescher. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | BC199.P7 R39 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 255 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 255 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4930731M |

ISBN 10 | 063115020X |

LC Control Number | 76357438 |

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