A philosophy of the human being

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-148) and index.

Book details

StatementJulian A. Davies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD450 .D335 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561275M
ISBN 109780761845164, 9780761845171
LC Control Number2008942904

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