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Title:
Travel as metaphor from Montaigne to Rousseau
Publication Information:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1992.
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9780816619344

9780816619337
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xxx, 176 p.
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English
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In a series of detailed readings of Montaigne, Descartes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau, Van Den Abbeele examines the voyage inscribed in early modern French philosophy not only as a geographic and cultural process but as a metaphor for the enabling movement of thought itself. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.