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“Although it is only a few years since Lange's book was originally published, it already ranks as a classic in the philosophical literature of Germany. So far as he has proceeded, Mr. Thomas has done his work with great spirit and intelligence. We have tested the translation at different points, and have always found that it reflects the original freely and accurately.”-Pall Mall Gazette.

“We see no reason for not endorsing the translator's judgment, that it is raised far above the level of ordinary controversial writing by its thoroughness, comprehensiveness, and impartiality."-Contemporary Review.

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NATURAL LAW: An Essay in Ethics.

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ITS FOUNDATIONS CONTRASTED WITH ITS SUPERSTRUCTURE.

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OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF RELIGION

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Translated from the Dutch by J. ESTLIN CARPENTER, M.A.
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RELIGION IN CHINA:

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A CANDID EXAMINATION OF THEISM.

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC.

BEING THE SUBSTANCE OF

A COURSE OF LECTURES
DELIVERED AT THE ROYAL INSTITUTION OF GREAT BRITAIN,

IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH 1877.

By WILLIAM POLE, Mus. Doc. Oxon. Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh; one of the Examiners in Music

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LECTURES AND DISSERTATIONS

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DR. APPLETON : His Life and Literary Relics.

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AND

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EDGAR QUINET :
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THE ESSENCE OF CHRISTIANITY.

By LUDWIG FEUERBACH.
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AUGUSTE COMTE AND POSITIVISM.

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE POLYNESIAN RACE:

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KAMEHAMEHA I.

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