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Reality, knowledge, and value

Jerome A. Shaffer

Reality, knowledge, and value

a basic introduction to philosophy

by Jerome A. Shaffer

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Certainty,
  • Reality,
  • Values

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 121-123.

    Statement[by] Jerome A. Shaffer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD161 .S47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4467406M
    ISBN 100394312678
    LC Control Number79149926

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