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Philosophy of education introductory studies by Philip G. Smith

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


  • Education -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 265-271.

StatementPhilip G. Smith.
SeriesHarper"s series on teaching
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16665532M

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