History of ancient philosophy by Dario Composta

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementDario Composta ; [translated by Myroslaw A. Cizdyn and revised by Lesia M. Cizdyn].
SeriesPhilosophical course
LC ClassificationsB175.I7 C6413 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 495 p.
Number of Pages495
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Open LibraryOL14818178M

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