The 100 most influential philosophers by Brian Duignan

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  • Philosophers,
  • Philosoph,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophie

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Collects brief discussions of the lives and philosophical viewpoints of one hundred thinkers throughout history, arranged chronologically by date of birth, including figures from the fields of ontology, epistemology, and ethics.

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Other titlesOne hundred most influential philosophers, Hundred most influential philosophers
Statementedited by Brian Duignan
SeriesThe Britannica guide to the world"s most influential people, Britannica guide to the world"s most influential people
ContributionsBritannica Educational Publishing
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LC ClassificationsBD72 .A15 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination246 pages :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26627763M
ISBN 101435123883
ISBN 109781435123885
OCLC/WorldCa794935208

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