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Language and the world

a methodological synthesis within the writings of Martin Heidegger and Ludwig Wittgenstein

by George F. Sefler

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Humanities Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heidegger, Martin, -- 1889-1976.,
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951.,
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge F. Sefler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP"106"S453"1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii , 228 p
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21154579M
    ISBN 100391002287
    LC Control Number73-18045

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