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Science and human immortality

Phillips, John Herbert

Science and human immortality

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Published by City paper company, printers in [Birmingham, Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Immortality.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. H. Phillips ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ171 .P562
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6506856M
    LC Control Number46031703
    OCLC/WorldCa3281883


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