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The political philosophy of Rousseau,

Author: Roger D Masters
Publisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Masters
ISBN: 0691019894 9780691019895 0691075158 9780691075150
OCLC Number: 494540
Description: xxiii, 464 pages 25 cm
Contents: Part I: The limits of politics --
1. The natural development of the individual --
The character of the Emile --
The definition and objectives of a natural education --
the Emile as a treatise on education --
The Emile as a philosophic analysis of human nature --
The implications of pity: Human virtues and human affections --
2. Rousseau's detachable metaphysics and the good life --
The character of the "profession of faith" --
Rousseau's natural theology and dualist metaphysics --
The conscience and personal morality: Natural religion as the solution to the problem of natural law --
The good life chosen by Emile: Rousseau's romantic solution --
The Emile as Rousseau's answer to Plato's Republic --
3. The state of nature --
The character of the Discourse of inequality --
The state of nature: Man as a physical phenomenon --
Rousseau's concept of nature --
4. The evolution of the human species --
Natural right as a standard of judgment --
The stages of political evolution --
The originality of Rousseau's political philosophy --
5. The contradiction between the sciences and morals --
The character of the First Discourse --
The contradiction between enlightenment and society --
The structure of Rousseau's political philosophy --
Part II: The possibilities of politics --
6. The nature of political right --
The character of Rousseau's political writings --
Justice as a human invention --
The tension between nature and society --
7. The principles of political right --
The character of the Social Contract --
The principles of political right --
Freedom and order: the tension between politics and morals --
8. The science of the legislator --
The founding --
The science of the legislator: maxims of politics --
Theory and practice in Rousseau's political thought --
9. Conclusion: Some critical reflections --
The continuing relevance of Rousseau's political philosophy --
The failure of Rousseau's system --
Rousseau's most defensible work: the First discourse.
Responsibility: by Roger D. Masters.

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