2 edition of Fun, fact, and philosophy found in the catalog.
Fun, fact, and philosophy
John Coffee Williamson
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Ben Harris McClary.|
|Contributions||McClary, Ben Harris.|
|LC Classifications||F444.B46 W55 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 178 p. :|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||96060423|
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