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The vice of curiousity

Paul J. Griffiths

The vice of curiousity

an essay on intellectual appetite

by Paul J. Griffiths

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Published by CMU Press in Winnipeg, MB .
Written in English


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StatementPaul J. Griffiths.
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LC ClassificationsBR
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20902234M
ISBN 100920718779
OCLC/WorldCa69186556

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