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Basic problems of philosophy selected readings, with introductions by Daniel J. Bronstein

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs [N.J.] .
Written in English

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Statementedit by Daniel J. Bronstein, Yervant H. Krikorian [and] Philip P. Wiener.
SeriesPrentice-Hall philosophy series
The Physical Object
Pagination592 p.
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22791214M

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