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The autobiography of philosophy

Rousseau"s The reveries of the solitary walker

by Davis, Michael

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.,
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2040 .R5 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL376467M
    ISBN 100847692264, 0847692272
    LC Control Number98038402

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