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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.,
  • Self (Philosophy) -- History -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Timothy O"Hagan.
SeriesAvebury series in philosophy
ContributionsO"Hagan, Timothy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB2137 .J42 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1020903M
ISBN 10185972552X
LC Control Number96079948

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