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Studies in self-interest from Descartes to La Bruyère by A.J Krailsheimer

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
  • Self-interest,
  • France -- Intellectual life

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Edition Notes

Statementby A.J. Krailsheimer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ245 K7
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16759289M

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