Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

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Donald Cress's highly regarded translation, based on the critical Pleiade edition of 1964, is here issued with a lively introduction by James Miller, who brings into sharp focus the cultural and intellectual milieu in which Rousseau operated. This new edition includes a select bibliography, a note on the text, a translators note, and Rousseaus own Notes on the Discourse.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0872201503
  • 9780872201507
  • 238,499

About Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Donald A. Cress is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of ?Wisconsin, Parkside. His translations of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy and Discourse on Method are also published by Hackett. James Miller teaches a cycle of courses on Dante for the Comparative Literature and Culture program at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. His other books include Measures of Wisdom: The Cosmic Dance in Classical and Christian Antiquity and Fluid Exchanges: Artists and Critics in the AIDS Crisis . He has also translated Andrew Pawlowskias play Dante on the Steps of Immortality . James Miller looks forward to a hot afterlife on the Seventh Terrace of Purgatory.show more

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