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Dialectics of the will freedom, power, and understanding in modern French and German thought by John H. Smith

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-231) and index.

StatementJohn H. Smith.
SeriesKritik, German literary theory and cultural studies, Kritik (Detroit, Mich.)
LC ClassificationsBJ1461 .S67 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL47165M
ISBN 100814328563
LC Control Number99047069

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