Ancient Greek Philosophy
Publisher: Pearson 2010
Number of pages: 124
The philosophers of ancient Greece have fascinated thinking persons for centuries, and their writings have been one of the key influences on the development of Western civilization. The works of Plato and Aristotle, especially, have defined the questions and suggested many of the answers for subsequent generations.
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