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Perennial philosophical issues by Victor Grassian

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Philosophy.,
  • Religion -- Philosophy.,
  • Ethics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Victor Grassian.
ContributionsGrassian, Victor.
LC ClassificationsBD41 .P34 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 568 p. ;
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3173720M
ISBN 10013656769X
LC Control Number83016019

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