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An introduction to Western philosophy

Antony Flew

An introduction to Western philosophy

ideas and argument from Plato to Sartre

by Antony Flew

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Introductions

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 485-492.

    Statement[by] Antony Flew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .F59 1971b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 p.
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5078584M
    LC Control Number74142179

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