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Burt, Benjamin Chapman

brief history of Greek philosophy.

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Published by Ginn & company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

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    StatementBy B. C. Burt.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17082012M
    OCLC/WorldCa4633076


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