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philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

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Published by Northwestern University in Evanston, Chicago .
Written in English

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  • Whitehead, Alfred North, -- 1861-1947.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul Arthur Schilpp.
    SeriesThe Library of Living Philosophers -- Vol.III
    ContributionsSchilpp, Paul Arthur, 1897-
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17429438M


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