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An introduction to social philosophy

by John Stuart Mackenzie

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Published by J. Maclehose & sons in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Based on a series of lectures, delivered, in accordance with the conditions of the Shaw fellowship, at the University of Edinburgh, in January, 1889. cf. Pref.

    Statementby John S. Mackenzie ....
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 390 p.
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24186266M
    OCLC/WorldCa5453695

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