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Humanities in the age of science.

Humanities in the age of science.

In honor of Peter Sammartino.

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Published by Farleigh Dickinson University Press in Rutherford [N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanities -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 138. Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementEdited by Charles Angoff.
    ContributionsSammartino, Peter, 1904-, Angoff, Charles, 1902- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAC5 .H83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5603968M
    LC Control Number68010966


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