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Becoming William James

Howard M. Feinstein

Becoming William James

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • James, William, 1842-1910.,
    • Psychologists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Philosophers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHoward M. Feinstein.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF109.J28 F44 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination377 p. :
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3186356M
      ISBN 100801416175
      LC Control Number83045944


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