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The meaning of immortality in human experience

including Thoughts on death and life, revised.

by William Ernest Hocking

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death.,
  • Life.,
  • Immortality (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Published in 1937 under title: Thoughts on death and life.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD421 .H62 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 263 p.
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5290675M
    ISBN 100837166217
    LC Control Number72010697

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