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genetic history of the problems of philosophy

Muraly Dhar Banerjee

genetic history of the problems of philosophy

by Muraly Dhar Banerjee

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Published by University of Calcutta in [Calcutta] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.,
  • Reality.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Muraly Dhar Banerjee ; developed and completed by Hiranmay Banerjee.
    ContributionsBanerjee, Hiranmay, 1905-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB53 .B25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 297 p. ;
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL181282M
    LC Control Numbera 40000556
    OCLC/WorldCa8092693

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