Paradoxical philosophy a sequel to the Unseen universe by Balfour Stewart

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Published by Macmillan in London .

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  • Religion and Science,
  • Immortality

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Published anonymously. Later editions of Unseen universe assign authorship to Balfour Stewart.

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Pagination235 pages ;
Number of Pages235
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