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Exploring philosophy

the philosophical quest

by Brenda Almond

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrenda Almond.
    ContributionsAlmond, Brenda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .A38 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1104472M
    ISBN 100631194851
    LC Control Number94029551

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