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What if I'm interested in philosophy but want to major in something else? Christian themes were predominant during this regime. Amongst the questions that we hope to address are: the degree to which productive outcomes can be seen as a conscious reception and reformulation of external ideas and models; resistances to exchange and in what form; the long-term implications of such encounters and their outcomes. With his pen, Cicero destroyed his enemies and did all he could to protect the Republic from the series of ambitious generals who sought to rule Rome as tyrants.

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