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The Dignity of human nature

or, a brief account of the certain and established means for attaining the true end of our existence ...

by James Burgh

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Published by Printed for C. Dilly [etc.] in London .
Written in English


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Statementby James Burgh.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 544 p. ;
Number of Pages544
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Open LibraryOL14004783M

Title: Love and the Dignity of Human Life: On Nature and Natural Law By: Robert Spaemann Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 80 Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 4 ounces ISBN: X ISBN 4/5(1).


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