Creation and metaphysics a genetic approach to existential act by Herve J. Thibault

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Published by M. Nijhoff in The Hague .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Creation.,
  • Metaphysics.,
  • Ontology.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [73]-81.

Book details

Statementby Herve J. Thibault.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD331 .T52
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 87 p.
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5385956M
LC Control Number72528114

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