Introduction: Descartes's Ontology

@article{Nelson1997IntroductionDO,
  title={Introduction: Descartes's Ontology},
  author={Alan Jean Nelson},
  journal={Topoi},
  year={1997},
  volume={16},
  pages={103-109}
}
  • A. Nelson
  • Published 1 September 1997
  • Philosophy
  • Topoi

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