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On Whitehead

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Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Philosophers,
  • Cosmology,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Philosophy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • 1861-1947,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Whitehead, Alfred North,

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWadsworth Philosophers Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7785936M
    ISBN 100534583776
    ISBN 109780534583774


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