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Strawson

noun
  1. Sir Peter (Frederick). 1919–2006, British philosopher. His early work deals with the relationship between language and logic, his later work with metaphysics. His books include The Bounds of Sense (1966) and Freedom and Resentment (1974)
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  • I have already arranged with Mr. Strawson, furniture remover, to send up a couple of vans tomorrow morning, very early.

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