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Published by University of Dallas Press in Irving, Texas .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ontology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFrederick D. Wilhelmsen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD311 .W55 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination175, p. ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20008105M

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