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Enlightenment and despair : a history of social theory

Author: Geoffrey Hawthorn
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An acclaimed critical history of social theory from the eighteenth century onwards.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Hawthorn
ISBN: 0521331013 9780521331012 0521337216 9780521337212
OCLC Number: 467981575
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 276-303. Index.
Description: XII-312 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Enlightenment and doubt; 2. History resolved by mind; 3. History resolved by men; 4. History resolved by laws I; 5. History resolved by laws II; 6. History resolved by laws III; 7. History resolved by will; 8. History doubted; 9. History ignored; 10. History unresolved; Conclusion; Bibliographies; Index.
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