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Between philosophy and history.

Haskell Fain

Between philosophy and history.

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • Analysis (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination329 p.
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14099909M
    LC Control Number70090946


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