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Published by Wadsworth/Thompson Learning in [Belmont, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • MacIntyre, Alasdair C.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-97).

    StatementJack Russell Weinstein.
    SeriesWadsworth philosophers series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1647.M124 W45 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 97 p. ;
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3705494M
    ISBN 100534622445
    LC Control Number2003274277
    OCLC/WorldCa51501653


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