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Published by Scripta Mathematica in New York .
Written in English


  • Philosophy.,
  • Religion.

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Edition Notes

SeriesHis Collected works,, v.2
LC ClassificationsB29 .K4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 259 p.
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6114222M
LC Control Number52011928

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