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Studies in Greek philosophy

Gregory Vlastos

Studies in Greek philosophy

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


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StatementGregory Vlastos ; edited by Daniel W. Graham. 2, Socrates, Plato, and their tradition.
ContributionsGraham, Daniel W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20354958M


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