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Being and some philosophers

Г‰tienne Gilson

Being and some philosophers

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Published by Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[by] Etienne Gilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD331 G495
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [1], 219, [1] p.
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14056604M


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