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The Autocritique of Enlightenment

Rousseau and the Philosophes

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ISBN 9780674183452

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

293 pages

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The book is beguilingly written with a fine sense of the telling phrase and effective use of modern colloquialisms… This is never a dull book, and…it is certainly a provocative one.—Peter Jimack, French Studies [UK]

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