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Descartes"s ballet his doctrine of the will and his political philosophy by Watson, Richard A.

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Published by St. Augustine"s Press in South Bend, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Descartes, René, 1596-1650,
  • Will

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Richard A. Watson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1878.W5 W3813 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3576628M
ISBN 101587311755
LC Control Number2002151646

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