Introducing Rousseau

Introducing Rousseau

by Dave Robinson, Oscar Zarate
     
 

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Musician, poet, novelist and botanist, but above all, a philosopher who denied being one, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was the first to ask: “What is the value of civilization?” His answer shocked Enlightenment contemporaries and still challenges us today. Introducing Rousseau guides us through a turbulent life of lost innocence, persecution, and

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Musician, poet, novelist and botanist, but above all, a philosopher who denied being one, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was the first to ask: “What is the value of civilization?” His answer shocked Enlightenment contemporaries and still challenges us today. Introducing Rousseau guides us through a turbulent life of lost innocence, persecution, and paranoia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848312128
Publisher:
Icon Books, Ltd. UK
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Introducing
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dave Robinson has taught philosophy for many years and is the author of numerous Introducing series titles. He is now a part-time lecturer in Critical Studies and lives in Devon.

Oscar Zarate is one of the UK's leading graphic artists. He has illustrated numerous Introducing series titles. His graphic novel A Small Killing won the Will Eisner Prize.

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