The problem of reality being outline suggestions for a philosophical reconstruction by Ernest Belfort Bax

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Published by Swan Sonnenschein, Macmillan in London, New York .

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Rare Annex copy 1: Gift of Henry W. Sage.

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Statementby E. Belfort Bax
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Pagination177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
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