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The devil in modern philosophy

by Ernest Gellner

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with a preface by I. C. Jarvie and Joseph Agassi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB29 .G355
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5443225M
    ISBN 100710078862
    LC Control Number73093636

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