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Substances and things Aristotle"s doctrine of physical substance in recent essays

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Aristotle.,
  • Substance (Philosophy)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited with introductions and an epilogue by M.L. O"Hara.
ContributionsO"Hara, Mary L. 1923-
LC ClassificationsB491.S8 S825 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3784297M
ISBN 100819122653, 0819122661
LC Control Number81040931

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