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|Named Person:||Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau|
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|ISBN:||041504443X 9780415044431 9780203039328 0203039327|
|Description:||xii, 320 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. Rousseau: the life and work, 1. Rousseau's divided thought: the morality of the senses and the morality of duty 2. The Discourse on the Origin of Inequality Among Men 3. The Emile Part 4 The Social Contract: principles of right 5. The empire of the laws: the general will and totalitarianism 6. The Social Contract: maxims of politics 7. Amour-propre 8. Men and Women 9. Language 10. Religion and politics 11. Negative theology: revealed relgion criticized 12. Postitive theology: natural religion defended. Concluding reflections.|
|Series Title:||Arguments of the philosophers.|
"This is a strong book, which takes Rousseau's arguments seriously, engages with them at a high level, and amply shows the continuing force of his thinking."