The Two Visual Systems Hypothesis and Contrastive Underdetermination

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The Two Visual Systems Hypothesis and Contrastive Underdetermination. / Grünbaum, Thor.

I: Synthese, Bind 198, 07.2021, s. 4045-4068.

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Grünbaum, T 2021, 'The Two Visual Systems Hypothesis and Contrastive Underdetermination', Synthese, bind 198, s. 4045-4068. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-01984-y

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Grünbaum, T. (2021). The Two Visual Systems Hypothesis and Contrastive Underdetermination. Synthese, 198, 4045-4068. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-01984-y

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Grünbaum T. The Two Visual Systems Hypothesis and Contrastive Underdetermination. Synthese. 2021 jul;198:4045-4068. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-01984-y

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Grünbaum, Thor. / The Two Visual Systems Hypothesis and Contrastive Underdetermination. I: Synthese. 2021 ; Bind 198. s. 4045-4068.

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