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Modern philosophy, an introduction

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.R. Lacey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB53 .L29 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4262922M
    ISBN 100710009356, 0710009747
    LC Control Number81008710


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