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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


  • History -- Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW. B. Gallie.
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13526399M

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