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Vico and the making of heroic civic leaders

Eva Eleanor Cooper

Vico and the making of heroic civic leaders

political prescription in the work of Giambattista Vico.

by Eva Eleanor Cooper

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Published by The Author] in [S.l .
Written in English

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  • Vico, Giambattista, -- 1668-1774.

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    Thesis (D. Phil. ) - University of Ulster, 2004.

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    Open LibraryOL16030180M

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