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Ancient and Philosophy of Medieval Language



Aristotle. 'Categories' and 'De interpretatione.' Translated by J. L. Ackrill. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1974.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Ambiguity - Ambiguity to Anticolonialism in Middle East - Ottoman Empire And The Mandate SystemAncient and Philosophy of Medieval Language - Words And Things: Plato And Aristotle, Sentences And Facts: Aristotle And The Stoics, Abelard And The Early Middle Ages