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function of the philosopher in American pragnatism.

James Keating

function of the philosopher in American pragnatism.

by James Keating

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pragmatism.,
  • Philosophy, American.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCatholic University of America, Philosophical Studies, v. 149. Abstract [series] no. 6, Philosophical studies (Catholic University of America) -- v. 149.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18081176M

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