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Emile
     

Emile

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Jean-Jacques Rosseau, P. D. Jimack
 

ISBN-10: 0460873806

ISBN-13: 9780460873802

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Everyman Paperback

A clear, readable, and highly engrossing translation of Rousseau's masterpiece on the education and training of the young.... Some of the profound contradictions in Rousseau's life found their way into his political philosophy, which is meant to show the way to freedom and equality but finds true freedom in the submission of the individual to the 'general will.'

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A clear, readable, and highly engrossing translation of Rousseau's masterpiece on the education and training of the young.... Some of the profound contradictions in Rousseau's life found their way into his political philosophy, which is meant to show the way to freedom and equality but finds true freedom in the submission of the individual to the 'general will.' Rousseau has been seen as both the champion of revolution and individual liberty and the harbinger of 20th-century totalitarianism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780460873802
Publisher:
Everyman Paperback
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Series:
Everyman Library Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.74(h) x 1.45(d)

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