A philosophical commentary on the Politics of Aristotle by Simpson, Peter

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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  • Aristotle.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-460) and index.

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StatementPeter L. Phillips Simpson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC71.A7 S56 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 476 p. ;
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL670589M
ISBN 100807823805
LC Control Number97016515

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