Readings in the philosophy of education. by Malcolm Theodore Carron

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Published by University of Detroit Press in [Detroit] .

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Other titlesPhilosophy of education.
StatementEdited by Malcolm Carron and Alfred D. Cavanaugh.
SeriesUniversity of Detroit liberal arts series,, no. 1
ContributionsCavanaugh, Alfred D., joint ed.
LC ClassificationsLB7 .C34 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL5811565M
LC Control Number60050523

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