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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy -- History,
  • Philosophy -- Collections,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Philosophy -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sheldon P. Peterfreund and Theodore C. Denise.
ContributionsDenise, Theodore Cullom, 1919-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB"72"P474
The Physical Object
Paginationx , 326 p.
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21148931M
LC Control Number67-3002

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