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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited and introduced by James Gordon Clapp, Morris Philipson [and] Henry M. Rosenthal.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB21 .C54
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 830 p.
Number of Pages830
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5849322M
LC Control Number62009011

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