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Book Information:

Authors: Jon Barwise and John Etchemendy
Title: The Liar: An essay in truth and circularity
Additional book information: Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford, 1987, xii + 185 pp., $19.95. ISBN 0-19-505072-x.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Lawrence S. Moss
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 20 (1989), 216-225
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