The Game of Philosophy

by William C. Soderberg

Publisher: University Press of America

Written in English
Cover of: The Game of Philosophy | William C. Soderberg
Published: Pages: 184 Downloads: 141
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Subjects:

  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy (General),
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Introductions
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8027043M
ISBN 100761815910
ISBN 109780761815914

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