ON THE SOCIAL CONTRACT by Jean-jacques RousseauON THE SOCIAL CONTRACT by Jean-jacques Rousseau

ON THE SOCIAL CONTRACT

byJean-jacques Rousseau

Paperback | February 13, 2003

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"Man was born free, but everywhere he is in chains." Thus begins Rousseau's influential 1762 work, in which he argues that all government is fundamentally flawed and that modern society is based on a system of inequality. The philosopher proposes an alternative system for the development of self-governing, self-disciplined citizens.
Jean Jacques Rousseau was a Swiss philosopher and political theorist who lived much of his life in France. Many reference books describe him as French, but he generally added "Citizen of Geneva" whenever he signed his name. He presented his theory of education in Emile (1762), a novel, the first book to link the educational process to ...
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Title:ON THE SOCIAL CONTRACTFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 13, 2003Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486426920

ISBN - 13:9780486426921

Appropriate for ages: 14

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