Basic Political Writings

Basic Political Writings : "Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts", "Discourse on the Origins of Inequality", "Discourse on Political Economy", "On the Social Contract"

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'The publication of these excellent translations is a happy occasion for teachers of courses in political philosophy and the history of political theory...' - Raymon M Lemos, "Teaching Philosophy".show more

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  • Paperback | 227 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0872200477
  • 9780872200470
  • 118,179

About Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Donald A Cress is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Parkside.show more

Table of contents

CONTENTS: Note on the Translation; Introduction; Bibliography; Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts; Discourse on the Origin of Inequality; Rousseau's Notes to Discourse on the Origin of Inequality; On the Social Contract: Book 1 to 4.show more

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"The publication of these excellent translations is a happy occasion for teachers of courses in political philosophy and the history of political theory..." -- Raymon M. Lemos, Teaching Philosophy "The single most comprehensive, reliable and economical collection of Rousseau's explicitly political writings." -- Michael Franz, Loyola Collegeshow more

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