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Controvert, or, On the lie and other philosophical dialogues by Nicholas J. Pappas

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Published by Algora Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Truthfulness and falsehood

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A collection of philosophic dialogues featuring a treatment of lies.

Edition Notes

Other titlesOn the lie
StatementNicholas J. Pappas.
LC ClassificationsBJ1421 .P37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16909022M
ISBN 109780875866512, 9780875866529, 9780875866536
LC Control Number2008023823

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