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Great Books of the Western World (Vol. 38 - Montesquieu; Rousseau)

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Great Books of the Western World
54 volume set
Robert Maynard Hutchins, Editor in Chief
Hardcover, 439 pages
Published 1952 by William Benton, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
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Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French social commentator and political thinker who lived during the Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is taken for granted in modern discussions of government and implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He wa ...more
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