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5000 B.C. and other philosophical fantasies

Raymond M. Smullyan

5000 B.C. and other philosophical fantasies

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titles5000 BC and other philosophical fantasies.
    StatementRaymond Smullyan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB68 .S65 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 182 p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3497006M
    ISBN 100312295162
    LC Control Number82017071

    Jump Straight to the Chronology, or else first read: 5th MILLENNIUM B.C.: Executive Summary {to be done} Fiction About the 5th MILLENNIUM B.C. B.C. and Other Philosophical Fantasies A Universal Philosophical Refutation A philosopher once had the following dream. First Aristotle appeared, and the philosopher said to him, "Could you give me a fifteen-minute capsule sketch of your.


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