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Invitation to philosophical thinking

Elizabeth Lane Beardsley

Invitation to philosophical thinking

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Elizabeth L. Beardsley [and] Monroe C. Beardsley.
    ContributionsBeardsley, Monroe C., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .B338
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5709393M
    ISBN 100155469029
    LC Control Number70182812
    OCLC/WorldCa257175

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