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Philosophy in the modern world

by Anthony John Patrick Kenny

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 19th century.,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-334) and index.

    StatementAnthony Kenny.
    SeriesA new history of Western philosophy -- v. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB804 .K45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 347 p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19887362M
    ISBN 100198752792
    ISBN 109780198752790
    LC Control Number2007297781

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