The Social Contract by Jean Jacques RousseauThe Social Contract by Jean Jacques Rousseau

The Social Contract

byJean Jacques Rousseau

Paperback | May 10, 2011

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Written in 1762, 'The Social Contract' is Rousseau's attempt to describe a society in which individuals are bound to each other without infringing upon their freedom. Rousseau's social contract is an agreement between a person and civil society, resulting in a community that guarantees personal liberty and mutual preservation. His founding concepts, General Will, Sovereignty, Law, etc., require that all individuals enter into this social contract, even at the risk of coercion, leading to the now (in)famous quote that such people must be "forced to be free."
Title:The Social ContractFormat:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.29 inPublished:May 10, 2011Publisher:Aziloth BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1908388064

ISBN - 13:9781908388063

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