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    DescriptionA strikingly original inquiry into politics and human nature, the "Discourse "presents a theoretical view of people in a pre-social condition and the ensuing effects of civilization. In his sweeping account of social and political development, the author develops a theory of evolution that prefigures Darwinism and encompasses aspects of ethics, sociology, and epistemology. One of the most influential works of the Enlightenment, the "Discourse on the Origin of Inequality" offers both a thought-provoking account of society's origins and a keen criticism of unequal political institutions.


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    Title
    Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 59 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486434148
    ISBN 10: 0486434141
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC V2.8: PHI004000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 320/.01/1, 320.011
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL032000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HPCD
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: JC179.R814, JC179 .R814 2004
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: QDH, JPA
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    28 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York