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Leibniz an introduction to his philosophy by Nicholas Rescher

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
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  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, -- Freiherr von, -- 1646-1716

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes

StatementNicholas Rescher
SeriesAPQ library of philosophy, APQ library of philosophy
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14513043M
ISBN 100631115706

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