Of learned ignorance
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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Mysticism -- Early works to 1800.

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Statementby Nicolas Cusanus ; translated by Germain Heron ; with an introd. by D. J. B. Hawkins.
SeriesRare masterpieces of philosophy and science.
LC ClassificationsB765.N53 D63 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4726361M
ISBN 100883558068
LC Control Number78014132

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