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Autobiographie Rousseau

  • The searing indictment of man-made inequality in all its many forms that Rousseau offers in Discourse on Inequality is a must-read for philosophy buffs and supporters of social justice. This artfully composed argument sets forth the core elements of Rousseau's philosophical views, including his unique take on Hobbes' concept of nature and natural...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1910
  • This is a philosophical essay by Rousseau that bears a strong sense of realism. The work captivates with its hard-hitting honesty, vibrancy, and depth. Rousseau is of the opinion that the price of civilization is human freedom and individuality. With civil advancement, man’s primeval feelings of self-fulfillment and natural happiness are razed....

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Sub-divided into five books, it describes the education and training of a young boy Emile during various stages of his life. Rousseau as his tutor teaches him the way to good living through education. The final book deals with the issues of female education. Even today it is one of the most widely read books on the subject of education. Enlightening!

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • The book narrates the ups and downs of Rousseau and follows his life from streets to stardom. It provides a deep insight into the personality of the philosopher and the vision that got him exiled and persecuted. It relates his pride in his individual existence. The assortment of events and emotions presented here is timeless.

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative and frequently studied works.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • In this volume David Gauthier examines Rousseau's evolving notion of freedom, focusing on his later works.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2006
  • In this superb introduction, Nicholas Dent covers the whole of Rousseau's thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Rousseau's life and works, he introduces and assesses Rousseau's central ideas and arguments. These include the corruption of modern civilization, the state of nature, his famous theories of amour de soi and amour propre , education,...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2008
  • In Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Discourses on the Origin of Inequality , he outlines his own history of the development of human society. He explains in general terms how the differences between social and economic classes arose alongside the formation of modern states. He also explores the means by which these inequalities were actually built into and...

    Publisher : Free Press
    published : 2010
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau was born at Geneva, June 28, 1712, the son of a watchmaker of French origin. His education was irregular, and though he tried many professions?including engraving, music, and teaching?he found it difficult to support himself in any of them. The discovery of his talent as a writer came with the winning of a prize offered by the...

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2009
  • A milestone of political science, Rousseau's 1762 work argues that all government is fundamentally flawed and that modern society is rife with inequality. He proposes an alternative system for the development of self-governing, self-disciplined citizens.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012