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Wisdom, information, and wonder what is knowlege for? by Mary Midgley

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy.,
  • Ordinary-language philosophy.

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Edition Notes

StatementMary Midgley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB"72"M48"1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 275 p
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21169392M
ISBN 100415028302
LC Control Number90-26741

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