Criterion, or How to detect error and arrive at truth
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Published by P. O"Shea in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Errors.,
  • Fallibility.,
  • Truth.

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Edition Notes


Other titlesHow to detect error and arrive at truth
StatementJ. Balmes ; translated by a Catholic priest
LC ClassificationsB"4568"B23"C8
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 321 p
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21177692M
LC Control Number11-19185

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