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The thought and character of William James

Ralph Barton Perry

The thought and character of William James

as revealed in unpublished correspondence and notes, together with his published writings

by Ralph Barton Perry

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Published by Greenwood Press [ in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of 1935 ed. published by Little, Brown, Boston

    Statementby Ralph Barton Perry
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22809071M
    LC Control Number35025802


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