Why is there something rather than nothing?
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Why is there something rather than nothing? 23 questions from great philosophers by Leszek KoЕ‚akowski

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English

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  • Philosophy -- Miscellanea.

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Edition Notes

First published in 3 volumes in Poland as "O co nas pyaja wielcy filozofowie" 2004, 2005, 2007--t.p. verso.

StatementLeszek Kolakowski ; translated by Agnieszka Kolakowska.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19805573M
ISBN 10071399925X
ISBN 109780713999259

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