John Passmore, The perfectibility of man
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Published by Canadian Journal of Philosophy in [s.l.] .
Written in English

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  • Passmore, John Arthur.

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Paginationp. 773-783.
Number of Pages783
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18563351M

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