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Jean-Jacques Rousseau : the politics of the ordinary

Jean-Jacques Rousseau : the politics of the ordinary

Author: Tracy B Strong
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Series: Modernity and political thought
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats

In this text Strong examines Rousseau's fear of authorship (though not of authority), his understanding of the human, his attempt to overcome the scandal that relativism posed for politics and the  Read more...


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Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy B Strong
ISBN: 0742521435 9780742521438
OCLC Number: 1052828686
Notes: Originally published by Sage, 1994.
Description: xxx, 232 pages.
Contents: Chapter 1 Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Fear of the Author Chapter 2 Rousseau and the Experience of Others Chapter 3 The General Will and the Scandal of Politics Chapter 4 The Education of an Ordinary Man Chapter 5 The Ends of Politics
Series Title: Modernity and political thought
Responsibility: Tracy B. Strong.


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Tracy Strong's book is as much an elegant and compelling evocation of Rousseau himself, or of his spirit, as it is a very fine analysis of the books and the ideas. This makes it a critically Read more...

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