Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

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by Jean Jacques Rousseau
     
 

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Rousseau's sweeping account of humanity's social and political development epitomizes the innovative boldness of the Enlightenment, and it is one of the most provocative and influential works of the eighteenth century. This new translation includes all Rousseau's own notes, and Patrick Coleman's introduction builds on recent key scholarship, considering particularly

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Rousseau's sweeping account of humanity's social and political development epitomizes the innovative boldness of the Enlightenment, and it is one of the most provocative and influential works of the eighteenth century. This new translation includes all Rousseau's own notes, and Patrick Coleman's introduction builds on recent key scholarship, considering particularly the relationship between political and aesthetic thought.

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ISBN-13:
9781599868110
Publisher:
Filiquarian Publishing
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

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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.

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