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From science to subjectivity an interpretation of Descartes" Meditations by Walter Soffer

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Descartes, René, 1596-1650.,
  • First philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWalter Soffer.
SeriesContributions in philosophy,, no. 33
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1854 .S64 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2732921M
ISBN 100313255717
LC Control Number86027117

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