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Catholic view of holism a criticism of the theory put forward by General Smuts in his book, "Holism and evolution" by F. C. Kolbe

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


  • Smuts, Jan Christiaan, -- 1870-1950.,
  • Evolution.,
  • Religion and science.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesHolism
Statementby Monsignor Kolbe, with a foreword by the Right Honourable General Smuts.
LC ClassificationsB818 .S63
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 103 p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16618470M
LC Control Number28010545

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