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The everything guide to understanding philosophy

Kenneth A. Shouler

The everything guide to understanding philosophy

by Kenneth A. Shouler

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Published by Adams Media in Avon, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth Shouler.
    SeriesEverything series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .S56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23102392M
    ISBN 101598696106
    ISBN 109781598696103

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