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Chess, Imagination and Perceptual Understanding

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Chess, Imagination and Perceptual Understanding. / Coates, Paul.

Philosophy and Sport. ed. / Anthony O'Hear. Cambridge University Press, 2013. Chap 13 (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements; Vol. 73).

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Harvard

Coates, P 2013, Chess, Imagination and Perceptual Understanding. in A O'Hear (ed.), Philosophy and Sport., Chap 13, Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements, vol. 73, Cambridge University Press.

APA

Coates, P. (2013). Chess, Imagination and Perceptual Understanding. In A. O'Hear (Ed.), Philosophy and Sport [Chap 13] (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements; Vol. 73). Cambridge University Press.

Vancouver

Coates P. Chess, Imagination and Perceptual Understanding. In O'Hear A, editor, Philosophy and Sport. Cambridge University Press. 2013. Chap 13. (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements).

Author

Coates, Paul. / Chess, Imagination and Perceptual Understanding. Philosophy and Sport. editor / Anthony O'Hear. Cambridge University Press, 2013. (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements).

Bibtex

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