3 edition of In sceptical wonder found in the catalog.
In sceptical wonder
Bibliography: p. 315-319.
|Statement||edited by Ingemund Gullvåg and Jon Wetlesen.|
|Contributions||Næss, Arne., Gullvåg, Ingemund., Wetlesen, Jon.|
|LC Classifications||B29 .I515 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||328 p. :|
|Number of Pages||328|
|LC Control Number||82202930|
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