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Understanding Oriental philosophy a popular account for the Western World by James Kern Feibleman

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy, Asian -- History.,
  • Religions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby James K. Feibleman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB121 .F36 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2871927M
ISBN 100452007100
LC Control Number84060598
OCLC/WorldCa11313159

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