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Contemporary philosophical alternatives and the crisis of truth

a critical study of positivism, existentialism and Marxism.

by G. A. Rauche

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Published by Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Truth,
  • Philosophy -- History,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [146]-148.

    Statement[By] G. A. Rauche.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD171 .R38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5735637M
    ISBN 109024750172
    LC Control Number70577111

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