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Art and scholasticism with other essays by Jacques Maritain

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Published by C. Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English


  • Art -- Philosophy -- History.,
  • Scholasticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jacques Maritain ; translated by J.F. Scanlan.
ContributionsScanlan, James Fr.
LC ClassificationsN61 .M3 1930
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17391212M

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