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    DescriptionJean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume were giants of the Enlightenment, men whose writings would forever shape our world. But when they fell out, they did so on a grand scale - to reveal a very human story of compassion, treachery, anger and revenge. In "Rousseau's Dog", David Edmonds and John Eidinow bring their narrative verve to the bitter quarrel that turned these two Enlightenment giants into mortal foes. The result is a story of celebrity and its price, of shameless spin, of destroyed reputations and shattered friendships.


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    Title
    Rousseau's Dog
    Subtitle
    A Tale of Two Philosophers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Edmonds, By (author) John Eidinow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571224067
    ISBN 10: 0571224067
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    DC22: 192
    BISAC V2.8: BIO009000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25250
    BIC subject category V2: HPCD
    Thema V1.0: QDH
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    FABER & FABER
    Publication date
    06 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Edmonds is, and John Eidinow was, an award-winning journalist with the BBC. Their hugely acclaimed debut book, Wittgenstein's Poker, the story of a ten-minute argument between two great philosophers, has been published in eighteen languages and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award.
    Review quote
    "'Wonderfully readable and absorbing... A highly enjoyable book, richly informative and entertaining, written with easy lucidity and obvious relish.' A. C. Grayling, Literary Review"