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A critical history of philosophical theories.

by A. Schuyler

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Published by R.G. Badger in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB74 .S4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination419 p. ;
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6560776M
    LC Control Number13020765
    OCLC/WorldCa4536070

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