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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Berkeley, George, 1685-1753.,
  • Metaphysics -- History -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-192) and index.

StatementF.T. Kingston.
SeriesStudies in the history of philosophy ;, v. 28, Studies in the history of philosophy (Lewiston, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsB1349.M47 K56 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 195 p. ;
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1715201M
ISBN 100773495614
LC Control Number92017533

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