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A Brief History of the Paradox

Philosophy and the Labyrinths of the Mind

by Roy Sorensen

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL7390458M
ISBN 100195159039
ISBN 109780195159035

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