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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
     

The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 

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This Halcyon Classics ebook THE CONFESSIONS is the autobiography of Swiss philosopher and thinker Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death. Rousseau provides an account of the experiences that shaped his influential philosophy.

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This Halcyon Classics ebook THE CONFESSIONS is the autobiography of Swiss philosopher and thinker Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death. Rousseau provides an account of the experiences that shaped his influential philosophy. THE CONFESSIONS is also noted for its detailed account of Rousseau's more humiliating and shameful moments--including his sexual exploits and his treatment of his five illegitimate children.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011824968
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
10/10/2010
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
599 KB

Meet the Author

Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was a major Swiss philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism. His political philosophy heavily influenced the American and French Revolutions, as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought.

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