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Scottish enlightenment and other essays George E. Davie ; with a foreword by James Kelman. by George E. Davie

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Published by Polygon in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy, Scottish -- History.,
  • Enlightenment.,
  • Scotland -- Intellectual life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Other titlesA passion for indeas.
SeriesMundi (Edinsburgh, Scotland)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1401 .D36 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21200865M
ISBN 100748660690, 0748661476

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