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Classical philosophy

a contemporary introduction

by Christopher John Shields

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher Shields.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB171 .S52 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3565277M
    ISBN 100415233976, 0415233984
    LC Control Number2002037170


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