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Socrates and the Western World an essay in the philosophy of education. by William Kenneth Richmond

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Published by A. Redman in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Socrates.,
  • Education -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsB317 .R5
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6183992M
LC Control Number55024358
OCLC/WorldCa2298145

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