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This e-book bargains the 1st synoptic learn of the way the first parts in wisdom constructions have been analysed in antiquity from Plato to past due historic commentaries. It argues that, within the Platonic-Aristotelian culture, the query of beginning issues used to be handled from targeted issues of view: as a query of ways we collect simple wisdom; and as a query of the premises we could instantly settle for within the line of argumentation.
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