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Philosophy as fiction

Joshua Landy

Philosophy as fiction

self, deception, and knowledge in Proust

by Joshua Landy

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementJoshua Landy.
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LC ClassificationsPQ
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22596313M
ISBN 100195169395


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