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Alfred North Whitehead an anthology; selected by F.S.C. Northrop and Mason W. Gross. Introd. and a note on Whitehead"s terminology by Alfred North Whitehead

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

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  • Philosophy

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Edition Notes

SeriesMacmillan paperbacks, MP77
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1674 W351 G7 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination928p.
Number of Pages928
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18619285M

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