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Pragmatism refuted a brief exposition and refutation of some inconsistencies of pragmatism, a refutation of the assertion of Professor James of Harvard, that the metaphysical attributes of God have no practical or moral value by John H. Stromberg

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Published by [s.n.] in Wausau, Wisconsin .
Written in English


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StatementJohn H. Stromberg.
ContributionsJames, William, 1842-1910
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18247961M

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