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The mind and its discontents an essay in discursive psychiatry by Grant Gillett

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychiatry -- Philosophy,
  • Mental illness,
  • Philosophy of mind

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-414) and index.

StatementGrant Gillett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC437.5 .G55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 432 p.
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23863017M
ISBN 109780199237548
LC Control Number2009288440

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