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History of ancient philosophy by W. Windelband

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


  • Philosophy, Ancient

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Edition Notes

Statementauthorized translation by Herbert Ernest Cushman from the 2nd German ed.
LC ClassificationsB113 W653 1899
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 393 p.
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14012393M

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