In the beginning; some Greek views on the origins of life and the early state of man. by W. K. C. Guthrie

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Plato, however, so prolific a writer, so profoundly original in his thought, and so colossal an influence on the later history of philosophy, that it has not been possible to confine him to one volume. Volume IV therefore offers a general introduction to his life and writings, and covers.

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