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rationality of the world.

Walcott, Gregory Dexter

rationality of the world.

by Walcott, Gregory Dexter

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Published in [Brooklyn?N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teleology,
  • Reason

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16759560M

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