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World-building and the early modern imagination

Allison Kavey

World-building and the early modern imagination

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophers,
  • Imagination,
  • History,
  • European Philosophy,
  • Intellectual life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Allison B. Kavey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB401 .W67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25562661M
    ISBN 100230105882
    ISBN 109780230105881
    LC Control Number2010010844
    OCLC/WorldCa515439090

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