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Studies in pessimism a series of essays. by Arthur Schopenhauer

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Published by Scholarly Press in St. Clair Shores, Mich .
Written in English


  • Pessimism

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Edition Notes

StatementSelected and translated by T. Bailey Saunders.
ContributionsSaunders, T. Thomas 1860-1928, tr.
LC ClassificationsB3118.E5 S492 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5445935M
ISBN 100403000440
LC Control Number73121311

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