The age of enlightenment the eighteenth century philosophers by Isaiah Berlin

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Published by New American Library in New York .

Written in English

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  • Philosophy, Modern.,
  • Enlightenment.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 278-280.

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Statementselected, with introduction and interpretive commentary by Isaiah Berlin.
SeriesMentor philosophers
LC ClassificationsB802 .B45 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17365487M

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