Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the "well-ordered society" (Book, 1988) [WorldCat.org]
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the "well-ordered society"

Author: Maurizio Viroli
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book studies a central but hitherto neglected aspect of Rousseau's political thought: the concept of social order and its implications for the ideal society which he envisages. The antithesis between order and disorder is a fundamental theme in Rousseau's work, and the author takes it as the basis for this study. In contrast with a widely held interpretation of Rousseau's philosophy, the author argues that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurizio Viroli
ISBN: 0521333423 9780521333429 0521531381 9780521531382
OCLC Number: 16951146
Notes: Translation of: Théorie de la société bien ordonnée chez Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--European University Institute, Florence).
Description: viii, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Images of order between nature and the artificial --
Disorder and inequality --
Political order.
Other Titles: Théorie de la société bien ordonnée chez Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Responsibility: Maurizio Viroli ; translated by Derek Hanson.
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This book studies a central but hitherto neglected aspect of Rousseau's political thought: the concept of social order and its implications for the ideal society which he envisages. The antithesis  Read more...

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