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Critical thinking and education by John E. McPeck

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • McPeck, John E.,
  • Education -- Philosophy.,
  • Logic.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn E. McPeck.
LC ClassificationsLB885.M35 C74 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3787727M
ISBN 100312175078
LC Control Number81052676

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