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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English


  • History -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

StatementJosé Ortega y Gasset.
ContributionsWeyl, Helene.
LC ClassificationsD16.8 .O72 1941
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 13-273 p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6415723M
LC Control Number41005993

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