From Natural History to the History of Nature: Readings from Buffon and His Critics

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This scholarly and conscientious book makes an important . . . contribution to the study and interpretation of Buffon, and so, too, to the Enlightenment generally. What Lyon and Sloan have done is present English texts under four headings, so that we have successively: a selection from Buffon's writings prior to the first (1749) volumes of his Histoire naturelle ; pieces from these first volumes of 1749; immediate responses by the earliest critics, writing about the 1749 texts, and finally H???rault de S???chelles' essay ...

From Natural History to the History of Nature: Readings from Buffon and His Critics 1981, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268009557

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From Natural History to the History of Nature: Readings from Buffon and His Critics 1981, University of Notre Dame Press

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