THE WILLIAM JAMES LECTURES
Cover: The Great Chain of Being in PAPERBACK

The Great Chain of Being

A Study of the History of an Idea

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674361539

Publication Date: 10/01/1971

Academic Trade

400 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

The William James Lectures

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Arthur O. Lovejoy taught philosophy for nearly forty years at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of numerous works, including Essays in the History of Ideas and Revolt against Dualism.

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