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A. Considering Antiquity (CT)

“The legacy of Greece to Western philosophy is Western philosophy” [57. 202]. This sentence - more apt than Alfred North Whitehead's observation that the history of Western philosophy is but a series of footnotes to Plato [17. 63] - reflects the enormity of the task of describing philosophy in …

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Kranz, Margarita, “Philosophy”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 June 2018 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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