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In sceptical wonder

In sceptical wonder

inquiries into the philosophy of Arne Naess on the occasion of his 70th birthday

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Published by Universitetsforlaget, Columbia University Press [distributor] in Oslo, Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Næss, Arne.,
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 315-319.

    Statementedited by Ingemund Gullvåg and Jon Wetlesen.
    ContributionsNæss, Arne., Gullvåg, Ingemund., Wetlesen, Jon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB29 .I515 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3098351M
    ISBN 108200058670
    LC Control Number82202930


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