Social Contract and The First and Second Discourses

Kobo ebook | February 1, 2002

byRousseau, Jean Jacques

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau's 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 Rousseau's most important political writings -- The Social Contract and The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and Arts) and The Second Discourse (Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality) -- and presents essays by major scholars that shed light on the dimensions and implications of these texts.

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau's 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 Rousseau's most important political writings -- The Social Contract and The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 1, 2002Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300129432

ISBN - 13:9780300129434

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