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Contemporary philosophy

Frederick Charles Copleston

Contemporary philosophy

studies of logical positivism and existentialism

by Frederick Charles Copleston

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Published by Burns & Oates in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frederick Copleston.
The Physical Object
Pagination230p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18130587M

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