The Skeptical tradition

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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  • Skepticism

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Myles Burnyeat.
SeriesMajor thinkers series ;, 3
ContributionsBurnyeat, Myles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB837 .S56 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 450 p. ;
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4746217M
ISBN 100520037472
LC Control Number78062833

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New York: Oxford University Press, xi + pp. Cloth, $While it may be common knowledge to even the most cursory reader of Nietzsche that he was inspired in many ways by, and perhaps nearly infatuated with, ancient Greek thought and culture, there have been few book-length attempts to explore and analyze.

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