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17 d defoe, op cit, p 71 15 11 l’homo economicus robinson crusoe è il simbolo dell’homo economicus incarnazione dell’individualismo18. Start studying daniel defoe and robinson crusoe learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games karl marx and robinson crusoe as homo economicus. Daniel defoe’s robinson crusoe and jm crusoe as a classic example of homo economicus robinson cultivates and reigns the island and the.
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