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great conversation

by Norman Melchert

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Published by Mayfield Pub. in Mountain View, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions.,
  • Philosophy -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNorman Melchert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .M43 1999b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <2 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL345450M
    ISBN 100767404688, 0767404696
    LC Control Number98004464


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