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introduction to medieval philosophy some basic concepts by Joseph W. Koterski

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English


  • Philosophy, Medieval

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoseph W. Koterski.
LC ClassificationsB721 .K68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19968630M
ISBN 109781405106771, 9781405106788
LC Control Number2008018528

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