7 edition of Great thinkers, great ideas found in the catalog.
|Statement||Vincent J. Falcone.|
|LC Classifications||B72 .F26 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 274 p. :|
|Number of Pages||274|
|LC Control Number||92007554|
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The first real chapter in the book is “The Ten Greatest Thinkers,” though the two men put greatest in quotation marks, as I suppose they should, since great is really a subjective term. My intention in this blog is to share which ten men (yes, they are all men) he thinks shine the brightest among history’s renowned philosophers and.
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