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The philosophy of human death

Adam ЕљwieЕјyЕ„ski

The philosophy of human death

an evolutionary approach

by Adam ЕљwieЕјyЕ„ski

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Published by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego in Warszawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAdam Świeżyński
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD444 .S895 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25111449M
    ISBN 109788370726362
    LC Control Number2011396563


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