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Description - Downcast Eyes by Martin Jay

A treatise which discusses the theory of vision from Plato to Descartes, considering its role in the French Enlightenment before turning to its status in modern culture. The author provides comments on the views of many influential French thinkers on the subject, from Sartre to Derrida.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520088856
ISBN-10: 0520088859
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 35mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 26-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Martin Jay

Martin Jay is Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include Force Fields (1992), Marxism and Totality (California, 1984), Adorno (1984), and The Dialectical Imagination (1973).

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