Philosopher at large an intellectual autobiography by Mortimer J. Adler

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Published by Collier Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .

Written in English

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  • Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-,
  • Philosophers -- United States -- Biography.

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Statementby Mortimer J. Adler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB945.A2864 A35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 349 p. :
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1705018M
ISBN 100020010117
LC Control Number92006299

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