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Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and their legacies

Author: Robert Wokler; Bryan Garsten
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Wokler was one of the world's leading experts on Rousseau and the Enlightenment, but some of his best work was published in the form of widely scattered and difficult-to-find essays. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wokler; Bryan Garsten
ISBN: 0691147892 9780691147888 0691147884 9780691147895
OCLC Number: 794660960
Notes: Register.
Description: 396 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: Bryan Garsten vii Introduction: Christopher Brooke ix Acknowledgements xv Abbreviations Used in Citations of Rousseau's Work xvii Chapter 1. Perfectible Apes in Decadent Cultures: Rousseau's Anthropology Revisited 1 Chapter 2. Rites of Passage and the Grand Tour: Discovering, Imagining and Inventing European Civilization in the Age of Enlightenment 29 Chapter 3. Rousseau on Rameau and Revolution 46 Chapter 4. Vagabond Reverie 68 Chapter 5. The Enlightenment Hostilities of Voltaire and Rousseau 80 Chapter 6. Rousseau's Pufendorf: Natural Law and the Foundations of Commercial Society 88 Chapter 7. Rousseau's Reading of the Book of Genesis and the Theology of Commercial Society 113 Chapter 8. The Manuscript Authority of Political Thoughts 121 Chapter 9. Preparing the Definitive Edition of the Correspondance de Rousseau 136 Chapter 10. Rousseau's Two Concepts of Liberty 154 Chapter 11. The Enlightenment and the French Revolutionary Birth Pangs of Modernity 185 Chapter 12. Rousseau and Marx 214 Chapter 13. Ernst Cassirer's Enlightenment: An Exchange with Bruce Mazlish 233 Chapter 14. Isaiah Berlin's Enlightenment and Counter-Enlightenment 244 Chapter 15. Projecting the Enlightenment 260 Notes 279 Bibliography of the Published Work of Robert Wokler 363 Index 375
Responsibility: Robert Wokler ; edited by Bryan Garsten.

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