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Philosophers behaving badly

by Nigel Rodgers

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Published by Peter Owen Publishers, Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions in London, Chester Speings, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophers -- Europe -- Biography.,
    • Philosophy, European -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index.

      StatementNigel Rodgers and Mel Thompson.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsThompson, Mel, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB791 .R73 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. ;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3439342M
      ISBN 100720612195
      LC Control Number2005298660
      OCLC/WorldCa60130253

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