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Published by Prisma Institute in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


  • Ortega y Gasset, José, 1883-1955.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and introduced by Patrick H. Dust, editor.
SeriesHispanic issues,, 5
ContributionsDust, Patrick H., Prisma Institute (Minneapolis, Minn.)
LC ClassificationsB4568.O74 O733 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination387 p. ;
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2219719M
ISBN 100910235341
LC Control Number89048400

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