On the law of history.
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Published by The University Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • History -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Ernest Hocking.
SeriesUniversity of California publications in philosophy -- v. 2, no. 3
LC Classifications[B21.C25 vol. 2, no. 3]
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [45]-65.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23060470M
LC Control Number12001036

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