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Thinking through philosophy an introduction by Chris Horner

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English


  • Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-260) and index.

StatementChris Horner, Emrys Westacott.
ContributionsWestacott, Emrys.
LC ClassificationsB72 .H67 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3963063M
ISBN 100521626579
LC Control Number2001267280

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