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Ockham"s razor

the search for wonder in an age of doubt

by Wade Rowland

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Published by Patrick Crean Editions in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Rowland, Wade, 1944- -- Travel -- France.,
    • Philosophy, Medieval.,
    • Mind and body.,
    • France -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-264).

      StatementWade Rowland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC29.3 .R69 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p. ;
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL114026M
      ISBN 101552630315
      LC Control Number99235434
      OCLC/WorldCa40735104

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