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The philosophy of William James

by ThГ©odore Flournoy

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Published by H. Holt, and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, William, -- 1842-1910

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Th. Flournoy...authorized translation by Edwin B. Holt and Wiliam James, jr.
    ContributionsHolt, Edwin Bissell, 1873- , tr., James, William, jr., joint tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.J24 F5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23314235M
    LC Control Number17006639

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