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The study of philosophy

an introduction

by S. Morris Engel

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementS. Morris Engel, Angelika Soldan, with the assistance of Kevin Durand.
    GenreIntroductions.
    ContributionsSoldan, Angelika, 1953-, Durand, Kevin K. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .E6 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17932933M
    ISBN 100742548929
    ISBN 109780742548923
    LC Control Number2007020681

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