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Abandoned to Ourselves.

Author: Peter Alexander Meyers
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Abandoned to Ourselves', Peter Alexander Myers shows how the centrepiece of the Enlightenment - society as the symbol of collective human life and as the fundamental domain of human practice - was primarily composed and animated by its most ambivalent figure: Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Alexander Meyers
ISBN: 1299788238 9781299788237 0300172052 9780300172058 9780300178050 0300178050
OCLC Number: 855894956
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "Society" as the ethical starting point for political inquiry --
The moral relevance of dependence --
Nature and the moral frame of society --
Morality in the order of the will.
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