Whitehead"s philosophy of religion by Kenneth Frank Thompson

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .

Written in English

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  • Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947 -- Religion,
  • Religion -- Philosophy

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Bibliography: p. [186]-199.

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Statement[by] Kenneth F. Thompson, Jr.
SeriesStudies in philosophy, v. 20
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LC ClassificationsB1674.W354 T5
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Pagination199 p.
Number of Pages199
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Open LibraryOL5758140M
LC Control Number71138677

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