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The development of American philosophy

Walter George Muelder

The development of American philosophy

a book of readings.

by Walter George Muelder

  • 348 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB851 .M8 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination643 p.
    Number of Pages643
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5802341M
    LC Control Number60016272
    OCLC/WorldCa370648

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