Invariances The Structure of the Objective World by Robert Nozick

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Subjects:

  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Truth,
  • Objectivity,
  • Philosophy,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Free Will & Determinism,
  • Ethics,
  • Relativity

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7670577M
ISBN 100674006313
ISBN 109780674006317

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I recommend this book for those curious about social psychology--its theories and their application. I give it three stars for two reasons: because I found the style of writing to be dense and sometimes unapproachable and because the short afterword acknowledging the 20 years between the initial publication and this reissue is in my opinion insufficient to address the 4/5.

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