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The Epicurus reader

selected writings and testimonia

by Epicurus

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Published by Hackett in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementtranslated and edited, with notes, by Brad Inwood and L.P. Gerson ; introduction by D.S. Hutchinson.
ContributionsInwood, Brad., Gerson, Lloyd P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB570.E5 I582 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1432531M
ISBN 100872202429, 0872202410
LC Control Number93044073


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