The Infinite and the final cause of creation: also the intercourse between the soul and the body; outlines of a philosophical argument

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Swedenborg Society, 1915 - Infinite - 172 pages

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This book deals with several difficult issues that are still problematic to philosophers and scientists today: The creation of the universe, the nature of infinity, what was there before time and ... Read full review

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INTRODUCTION BY L F HITB
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INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY J J GARTH WILKINSON
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DEDICATION
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