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The Presocratics by Philip Ellis Wheelwright

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy, Ancient

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Philip Wheelwright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB188 .W5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5983578M
LC Control Number66012944
OCLC/WorldCa759362

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