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Sceptical essays

by Bertrand Russell

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skepticism,
  • Social ethics,
  • Intellect,
  • Scepticisme

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1928.

    StatementBertrand Russell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1649.R93 S3 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 -189 pages ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26333952M
    ISBN 100041040031
    ISBN 109780041040036
    OCLC/WorldCa16382430

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The book called Sceptical Essays contains as many as seventeen essays. While six of the essays have been discussed exhaustively in the present work, the other eleven have been considered briefly.

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