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Mr. Balfour on Kant and transcendentalism

Maguire, Thomas

Mr. Balfour on Kant and transcendentalism

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Published by Hodges, Figgis & Co. in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, -- Earl of, -- 1848-1930.,
  • Kant, Immanuel, -- 1724-1804.,
  • Transcendentalism.,
  • Positivism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Maguire.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18452080M


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