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The Philosophers' Quarrel: Rousseau, Hume, and the Limits of Human Understanding Hardcover – 3 Mar 2009

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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1st Edition edition (3 Mar. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300121938
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300121933
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 2.5 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,114,567 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"... one can confidently recommend this book as a user friendly entrée into the world of 18th-century intellectual life."
-- Noel Malcolm, Standpoint, 1st May 2009

"... the light that is shed on the philosophers themselves is illuminating." -- Bookseller, 23rd January 2009

"Entertaining as well as mind-enriching, this is a proper page-turner!" -- Good Book Guide, May 2009

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"... one can confidently recommend this book as a user friendly entrée into the world of 18th-century intellectual life."

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