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The Greek mode of thought in Western philosophy

by Alexander Sissel Kohanski

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Rutherford [N.J.], London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Ancient -- Influence,
  • Philosophy, Modern

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlexander S. Kohanski.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB181 .K63 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3792158M
    ISBN 100838631398
    LC Control Number81072043

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