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Architects of modern thought.

Architects of modern thought.

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Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophers, Modern

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB790 A72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination98p.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14054989M

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