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Published by Scott, Foresman in [Glenview, Ill.] .
Written in English


  • Human beings.,
  • Act (Philosophy)

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 331-342.

StatementEdited by Myles Brand. William K. Frankena, academic editor.
ContributionsFrankena, William K., ed.
LC ClassificationsBD450 .B643 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination342 p.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5754397M
LC Control Number71089559

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