Nature and Politics Liberalism in the Philosophies of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau by Andrzej Rapaczynski

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Published by Cornell University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • European - French,
  • Philosophy,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7849621M
ISBN 100801496063
ISBN 109780801496066
OCLC/WorldCa24054956

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