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Philosophy and the mirror of nature

Richard Rorty

Philosophy and the mirror of nature

by Richard Rorty

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Published by Princeton U.P. in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Rorty.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,401p.
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13950134M

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