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Death and the disinterested spectator

an inquiry into the nature of philosophy

by Ann Hartle

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato,
  • Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo,
  • Descartes, René, 1596-1650,
  • Philosophy,
  • Death,
  • Immortality (Philosophy),
  • Science -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnn Hartle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB72 .H335 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2720978M
    ISBN 100887062857, 0887062849
    LC Control Number86014447

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