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The mind as nature.

Loren C. Eiseley

The mind as nature.

by Loren C. Eiseley

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [61]

    StatementForeword by Arthur G. Wirth.
    SeriesThe John Dewey Society lectureship series,, no. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF408 .E4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5853620M
    LC Control Number62014589
    OCLC/WorldCa907981

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