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The God of metaphysics

being a study of the metaphysics and religious doctrines of Spinoza, Hegel, Kierkegaard, T.H. Green, Bernard Bosanquet, Josiah Royce, A.N. Whitehead, Charles Hartshorne, and concluding with a defence of pantheistic idealism

by Timothy L. S Sprigge

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophers -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [545]-562) and index

    StatementT.L.S. Sprigge
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD111 .S68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 576 p. ;
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17199703M
    ISBN 100199283044
    LC Control Number2006007428

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