2 edition of philosopher for the modern university found in the catalog.
philosopher for the modern university
Leslie Clifford Sykes
A study of Descartes.
|Statement||by L. C. Sykes.|
|Contributions||University of Leicester.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||24|
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