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Philosophy made simple

Robert Hellenga

Philosophy made simple

a novel

by Robert Hellenga

  • 326 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
  • Moving, Household -- Fiction,
  • Avocado industry -- Fiction,
  • Middle-aged men -- Fiction,
  • Philosophers -- Fiction,
  • Elephants -- Fiction,
  • Widowers -- Fiction,
  • Weddings -- Fiction,
  • Texas -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Hellenga.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23274904M
    ISBN 100316058262, 0316013803
    LC Control Number2005010883

    Philosophy made simple. Written with authority and scholarship, this lively and comprehensible text includes all the important recent developments in philosophy. In Philosophy Made Simple, Robert Hellenga wisely places plot and characterization above idea, to pave the way for a reality beyond forms. The plot unfolds capably and simply--a s retired widower elects to sell his Illinois home and buy an avocado farm in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.5/5(5).

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    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Popkin, Richard Henry, Philosophy made simple. London: Heinemann, (OCoLC) Document Type. Toggle menu. Search. Sign in or Register.


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