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The idea of immortality

the Gifford lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh in the year 1922

by Seth Pringle-Pattison, A.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immortality

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby A. Seth Pringle-Pattison.
    SeriesGifford lectures ;, 1922.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT921 .S48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6653945M
    LC Control Number23007567
    OCLC/WorldCa232232

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