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Rhetoric and natural history : Buffon in polemical and literary context

Author: Jeff Loveland; Voltaire Foundation.
Publisher: Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2001.
Series: Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, 2001:03.
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"This book examines the rhetorical dimension of six contested issues of eighteenth-century natural history ... style, final causes, the chain of being, systems, mathematics, and nominalism" -- Intro.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Loveland, Jeff.
Rhetoric and natural history.
Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2001
(OCoLC)604316167
Named Person: Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, comte de; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, comte de; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, comte de; Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon, comte de); Georges Louis Le Clerc de Buffon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Loveland; Voltaire Foundation.
ISBN: 0729407470 9780729407472
OCLC Number: 46985295
Description: ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, 2001:03.
Responsibility: Jeff Loveland.

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"This book examines the rhetorical dimension of six contested issues of eighteenth-century natural history ... style, final causes, the chain of being, systems, mathematics, and nominalism" -- Intro.

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