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General readers interested in abstract thought, the eternal questions, and the foundations of human understanding; students and professionals in philosophy and related fields (physical, human, and social sciences, the arts and humanities).
Edited by Ted Honderich, Emeritus Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic, University College London
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