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The dream of reason

Anthony Gottlieb

The dream of reason

a history of western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

by Anthony Gottlieb

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-477) and index.

    StatementAnthony Gottlieb
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 493 pages
    Number of Pages493
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27219639M
    ISBN 100393352986
    ISBN 109780393352986
    OCLC/WorldCa1001899371, 957002784

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