Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Social Contract

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Social Contract

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A major inspiration for the leaders of both the American Revolution and the French Revolution, Jean-Jacques Rousseau continues to be a widely read and referenced philosopher, novelist, and political theorist. This title devotes two chapters to Rousseaus eventful life, another to a detailed discussion of his 1762 work "The Social Contract," and a fourth to the impact that he had on the Founding Fathers of the United States. While "The Social Contract" is explored in the greatest depth, other of his worksincluding his passionately argued Discourses, wildly popular novels, successful opera, and genre-shaping "Confessions"are also more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6mm
  • Rosen Education Service
  • English
  • 1508102279
  • 9781508102274