Philosophy in literature metaphysical darkness and ethical light by Konstantin Kolenda

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Includes index.

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StatementKonstantin Kolenda.
LC ClassificationsPN56.M2/
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,237p. ;
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14996753M
ISBN 100333312821

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