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Elements of modern philosophy

Descartes through Kant

by William H. Brenner

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern.,
  • Philosophy, European -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementWilliam H. Brenner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB791 .B74 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2527242M
    ISBN 100132681374
    LC Control Number88002485

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