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The World"s Great Philosophers

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
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Number of Pages384
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ISBN 100631231455
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stated. Are History’s “Greatest Philosophers” All That Great? by Gregory Lewis. Introduction. In the canon of western philosophy, generally those regarded as the ‘greatest’ philosophers tend to live far in the past.

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