by Gill & Son .
Written in English
Originally published as "Beknopte geschiedenis der wijsbegeerte". Baarn, Uitgeverij het Wereldvenster, 1954.
|Statement||translated from the Dutch by N.D.Smith.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||225|
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