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Great ideas from the great books.

Mortimer J. Adler

Great ideas from the great books.

by Mortimer J. Adler

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

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    StatementWith an introd. by William Benton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13551080M
    OCLC/WorldCa313779

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