Toward a philosophy of education by Thomas O. Buford

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

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  • Education -- Philosophy -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statement[by] Thomas O. Buford.
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LC ClassificationsLB41 .B928
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Paginationix, 518 p.
Number of Pages518
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Open LibraryOL5682153M
ISBN 100030745403
LC Control Number69013556

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