The philosophy of human knowing

a text for college students by Joseph D. Hassett

Publisher: Newman Press in Westminster, Md

Written in English
Published: Pages: 173 Downloads: 382
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Subjects:

  • Knowledge, Theory of.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby Joseph D. Hassett, Robert A. Mitchell [and] J. Donald Monan.
ContributionsMitchell, Robert A., Monan, J. Donald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD161 .H3
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p.
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6133346M
LC Control Number53005996
OCLC/WorldCa1349231

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