6 edition of The conditions of philosophy found in the catalog.
The conditions of philosophy
Mortimer J. Adler
|Statement||[by] Mortimer J. Adler.|
|LC Classifications||B29 .A23|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 303 p.|
|Number of Pages||303|
|LC Control Number||65015905|
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