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Theories of Human Nature by Peter Loptson

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Published by Broadview Press .
Written in English


  • Philosophy Of Anthropology,
  • Philosophy,
  • History: World,
  • Philosophy / Western,
  • Philosophical anthropology,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8551511M
ISBN 101551116537
ISBN 109781551116532

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