Cultural Introduction to Philosophy
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Cultural Introduction to Philosophy by John J. McDermott

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Published by Alfred a Knopf .
Written in English


  • Philosophy

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Open LibraryOL9971530M
ISBN 10007557117X
ISBN 109780075571179

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