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Empire of meaning the humanization of the social sciences by François Dosse

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Social sciences -- Philosophy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-422) and index.

StatementFrançois Dosse ; translated by Hassan Melehy.
LC ClassificationsH61.15 .D6713 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 434 p. ;
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL366304M
ISBN 100816629641
LC Control Number98026755

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