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Living without philosophy on narrative, rhetoric, and morality by Peter Levine

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
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  • Ethics.,
  • Rhetoric -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Levine.
LC ClassificationsBJ42 .L48 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL348344M
ISBN 10079143897X, 0791438988
LC Control Number98007524

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