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The tasks of philosophy

Alasdair C. MacIntyre

The tasks of philosophy

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlasdair MacIntyre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB63 .M33 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22731020M
    ISBN 100521854377, 0521670616


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