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The Measure of Things

Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

by David Cooper (undifferentiated)

  • 173 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7398017M
ISBN 100198238274
ISBN 109780198238270

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