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story of philosophy told in problem study

Walter Scott McNutt

story of philosophy told in problem study

by Walter Scott McNutt

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Published by The Palmer company in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Study and teaching.

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    Statementby Walter Scott McNutt ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD31 .M22
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 198 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6357946M
    LC Control Number37022662
    OCLC/WorldCa2842811

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