Freedom's Moment: An Essay on the French Idea of Liberty from Rousseau to Foucault

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What kind of freedom, and what kind of individual, has the French Revolutionary tradition sought to propagate? Paul Cohen finds a distinctly French articulation of freedom in the texts and lives of eight renowned cultural critics who lived between the eighteenth century and the present day. Arranged not according to the lives and times of its protagonists but to the narrative themes and structures they held in common, Cohen's study discerns a single master narrative of liberty in modern France. He captures these radicals, ...

Freedom's Moment: An Essay on the French Idea of Liberty from Rousseau to Foucault 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226112862

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Freedom's Moment: An Essay on the French Idea of Liberty from Rousseau to Foucault 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226112855

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