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Is political philosophy based on a mistake?

Joseph Grimond

Is political philosophy based on a mistake?

by Joseph Grimond

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Published by Poland Street Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementJo Gromond.
    SeriesRomanes lecture -- 1980
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA81 G75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. --
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20294948M

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