Theoretical aspects of rationality and knowledge proceedings of the Seventh Conference (TARK 1998) : July 22-24, 1998, Evanston, Illinois, USA

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  • Knowledge, Theory of -- Congresses.,
  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical -- Congresses.,
  • Reasoning -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Other titlesRationality and knowledge
Statementedited by Itzhak Gilboa.
GenreCongresses, Congresses.
ContributionsGilboa, Itzhak, Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (7th: 1998: Evanston, Ill.)
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Paginationv, 297 p. :
Number of Pages297
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ISBN 101558605630

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