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philosophy of truth

Balbir Singh

philosophy of truth

the quest for reality in Indian thought

by Balbir Singh

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Published by Arnold-Heinemann in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Philosophy, Indic,
  • Truth,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBalbir Singh.
    LC ClassificationsB131 .B275 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3930799M
    LC Control Number81905107

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