Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism
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Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism by Walter Burkert
Book DescriptionFor the first English edition of his distinguished study, "Weisheit und Wissenschaft: Studien zu Pythagoras, Philoloas und Platon," Mr. Burkert has extensively revised both text and notes, taking into account additional literature that has appeared since 1962.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674539181
(235mm x 155mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1974
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Walter Burkert
Walter Burkert is Professor Emeritus of Classics, University of Zurich.
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