Toynbee by Charles Gregg Singer

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Published by Presbyterian and Reformed Pub. Co. in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, -- 1889-1975,
  • Process philosophy.

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Bibliography: p. [7]

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Statementby C. Gregg Singer.
SeriesInternational Library of Philosophy and Theology. Modern thinkers series
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18093920M

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