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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co. in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston .
Written in English

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  • History -- Philosophy -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Yirmiahu Yovel.
SeriesPhilosophical studies series in philosophy ; v. 11
ContributionsYovel, Yirmiahu.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD16.8 .J43 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4727036M
ISBN 109027708908
LC Control Number78014886

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