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French Enlightenment

J. H. Brumfitt

French Enlightenment

by J. H. Brumfitt

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Published by Schenkman Pub.Co. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Descartes, Rene , -- 1596-1650,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Philosophy, French -- 18th century,
  • France -- Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] J. H. Brumfitt.
    SeriesPhilosophers in perspective
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14382942M
    LC Control Number72091535

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