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Richard Rorty"s Politics

Liberalism at the End of the American Century

by Markar Melkonian

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Humanity Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • 20th century,
  • Political Science,
  • Liberalism,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political,
  • General,
  • Contributions in political sci,
  • Philosophy,
  • Rorty, Richard

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8739966M
    ISBN 101573927252
    ISBN 109781573927253


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