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Philosophy for modern man

a popular survey

by L. H. Grunebaum

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Published by Horizon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions,
  • Ethics,
  • God -- Knowableness

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby L. H. Grunebaum. Pref. by Ernest Nagel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .G78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination444 p.
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5699438M
    ISBN 100818013087
    LC Control Number70114310
    OCLC/WorldCa97336


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