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The Greek philosophers

W. K. C. Guthrie

The Greek philosophers

from Thales to Aristotle.

by W. K. C. Guthrie

  • 104 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophers, Greek.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 162-163.

    SeriesHome study books, [9]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB171 .G8 1950a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6080617M
    LC Control Number50036839
    OCLC/WorldCa13897771


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