Men of ideas

by Bryan Magee

Publisher: Viking Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 314 Downloads: 309
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Subjects:

  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Philosophers -- Interviews

Edition Notes

StatementBryan Magee.
ContributionsBerlin, Isaiah, Sir.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB804 .M257 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4737114M
ISBN 100670468886
LC Control Number78027263

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