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The social contract : and discourses

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; G D H Cole
Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1950.
Series: Everyman's library., Theology & philosophy ;, 660A.
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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
Social contract.
New York, Dutton, 1950
(OCoLC)578021841
Online version:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
Social contract.
New York, Dutton, 1950
(OCoLC)608724668
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; G D H Cole
OCLC Number: 179547
Description: liv, 330 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Book I: In which it is inquired why man passes from the state of nature to the state of society and what are the essential conditions of the compact --
Subject of the first Book --
First societies --
Right of the strongest --
Slavery --
That we must always go back to a first convention --
Social compact --
Sovereign --
Civil State --
Real property --
Book II: Which treats of legislation: That sovereignty is inalienable --
That sovereignty is indivisible --
Whether the general Will is fallible --
Limits of the sovereign power --
Right of life and death --
Law --
Legislator --
People --
People --
cont. --
People --
cont. --
Various systems of legislation --
Division of the laws --
Book III: Which treats of political laws, that is to say, of the form of government: Government in general --
Constituent principle in the various forms of government --
Division of governments --
Democracy --
Aristocracy --
Monarchy --
Mixed governments --
That all forms of government do not suit all countries --
Marks of a good government --
Abuse of government and its tendency to degenerate --
Death of the body politic --
How the sovereign authority maintains itself --
How the sovereign authority maintains itself --
cont. --
How the sovereign authority maintains itself --
cont. --
Deputies or representatives --
That the institution of government is not a contract --
Institution of government --
How to check the usurpations of government --
Book IV: Which treats further of political laws and sets forth the means of strengthening the constitution of the State: That the general Will is indestructible --
Voting --
Elections --
Roman Comitia --
Tribunate --
Dictatorship --
Censorship --
Civil religion --
Conclusion --
Discourse on the arts and sciences: Discourse on the origin of inequality: Discourse on political economy.
Series Title: Everyman's library., Theology & philosophy ;, 660A.
Other Titles: Du contrat social.
Responsibility: by Jean Jacques Rousseau ; translated with an introduction by G.D.H. Cole.

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