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The concise encyclopedia of Western philosophy and philosophers.

The contributors: J.L. Ackrill [and others.

by J. O. Urmson

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Published by Hutchinson in London] .
Written in English

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  • Philosophy -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 309-319.

    Other titlesWestern philosophy and philosophers
    ContributionsAckrill, J. L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22236593M
    ISBN 100091228506

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