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Plato or Protagoras? Being a critical examination of the Protagoras speech in the Theætetus with some remarks upon error by Schiller, F. C. S.

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Published by B. H. Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Plato.,
  • Pythagoras, -- the Sophist, -- 5th cent. B.C.

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Edition Notes

Photocopy. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1983. 20 cm.

Statementby F.C.S. Schiller.
LC ClassificationsB386.A9 S7 1908a, B386.A9 S7 1908a
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17855443M
LC Control Number08028417

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