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Producing a Justification: Waismann on Ethics and Science

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Producing a Justification: Waismann on Ethics and Science. / Sandis, Constantine.

Friedrich Waismann : The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy. ed. / Stewart Shapiro; Dejan Makovec. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. p. 47-66 ( History of Analytic Philosophy).

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Harvard

Sandis, C 2019, Producing a Justification: Waismann on Ethics and Science. in S Shapiro & D Makovec (eds), Friedrich Waismann : The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy. History of Analytic Philosophy, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 47-66. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25008-9_3

APA

Sandis, C. (2019). Producing a Justification: Waismann on Ethics and Science. In S. Shapiro, & D. Makovec (Eds.), Friedrich Waismann : The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy (pp. 47-66). ( History of Analytic Philosophy). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25008-9_3

Vancouver

Sandis C. Producing a Justification: Waismann on Ethics and Science. In Shapiro S, Makovec D, editors, Friedrich Waismann : The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2019. p. 47-66. ( History of Analytic Philosophy). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25008-9_3

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Sandis, Constantine. / Producing a Justification: Waismann on Ethics and Science. Friedrich Waismann : The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy. editor / Stewart Shapiro ; Dejan Makovec. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. pp. 47-66 ( History of Analytic Philosophy).

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