Guide to Thomas Aquinas by Josef Pieper

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Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274

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StatementJosef Pieper ; translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4700.T6 P53 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 181 p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1899133M
ISBN 100898703190
LC Control Number90086251

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