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|Other titles||Philosophy & social change|
|Statement||edited by Temisan Ebijuwa.|
|LC Classifications||HN773.5 .P55 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||193 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||193|
|LC Control Number||2007492017|
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