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Julien Offray de La Mettrie : Man a machine, and other writings

Author: Julien Offray de La Mettrie; Ann Thomson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fully annotated edition presents an English translation of La Mettrie's uncompromisingly materialist treatise together with the most important of his other philosophical works translated in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julien Offray de La Mettrie; Ann Thomson
ISBN: 052147258X 9780521472586 0521478499 9780521478496
OCLC Number: 232676131
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Chronology; Further reading; 1. Machine Man; 2. Treatise on the soul; 3. Man as Plant; 4. The System of Epicurus; 5. Anti-Seneca or the Sovereign Good; 6. Preliminary Discourse; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ann Thomson.

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