The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea

Transaction Publishers (1936)
This is arguably the seminal work in historical andphilosophical analysis of the twentieth century.
Keywords Continuity  Chain of being (Philosophy
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Call number B105.C5.L6 2009
ISBN(s) 9781412810265   1412810264   0674361539   9780674361539  
DOI 10.2307/2016062
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