The Discourse of Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century France Diderot and the Art of Philosophizing (Cambridge Studies in French) by Daniel Brewer

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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Philosophy,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • French,
  • Europe,
  • European - French,
  • History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century,
  • Diderot, Denis, --1713-1784,
  • Diderot, Denis,--1713-1784,
  • Literary Collections / Continental European,
  • Literary Criticism-European - French,
  • European - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7714872M
ISBN 100521032210
ISBN 109780521032216
OCLC/WorldCa153576694

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