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Memoirs of a philosopher

by Frederick Charles Copleston

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Published by Sheed & Ward in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Copleston, Frederick Charles,
  • Historians of philosophy -- England -- Biography,
  • Jesuits -- England -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrederick C. Copleston
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB"51.6"C66"A3"1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21171675M
    ISBN 101556126212
    LC Control Number93-7810

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