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What makes us human?

What makes us human?

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Published by Oneworld in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophical anthropology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Charles Pasternak.
    ContributionsPasternak, Charles A.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18294920M
    ISBN 101851685197
    ISBN 109781851685196

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