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Social Contract and the First and Second Discourses

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2008.
Series: Rethinking the Western Tradition
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Jean-Jacques Rousseaus ideas about society, culture, and government are pivotal in the history of political thought. His works are as controversial as they are relevant today. This volume brings together three of Rousseaus most important political writingsThe Social Contract and The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and Arts) and The Second Discourse (Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN: 0300091400 9780300091403
OCLC Number: 952732237
Description: 1 online resource (328 pages).
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Introduction: Rousseau’s Political Triptych --
Chronology of Rousseau’s Life --
Rousseau, Cultural Critic
Series Title: Rethinking the Western Tradition
Responsibility: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques.
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A collection of three of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's most important political writings - "The Social Contract"; "The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and Arts)"; and "The Second Discourse  Read more...


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