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The life of the mind.

Hannah Arendt

The life of the mind.

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Thought and thinking -- Collected works,
  • Will -- Collected works,
  • Philosophy -- Collected works,
  • Liberty -- Collected works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19580265M


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