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Creationism and its critics in antiquity

Author: D N Sedley
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.
Series: Sather classical lectures, 66
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study explores seven major thinkers and philosophical movements emeshed in the creationism debate: Anaxagoras, Empedocles, Socrates, Plato, the atomists, Aristotle, and the Stoics.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D N Sedley
ISBN: 9780520253643 0520253647
OCLC Number: 226092968
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Preface 1 Anaxagoras 2 Empedocles 3 Socrates 4 Plato 5 The Atomists 6 Aristotle 7 The Stoics Epilogue: A Galenic Perspective Bibliography General Index Index Locorum
Series Title: Sather classical lectures, 66
Responsibility: David Sedley.
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