The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762 / Edition 2

The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762 / Edition 2

by Maurice Cranston, Maurice W. Cranston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226118630

ISBN-13: 9780226118635

Pub. Date: 05/28/1991

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In this second volume of the unparalleled exposition of Rousseau's life and works, Cranston completes and corrects the story told in Rousseau's Confessions, and offers a vivid, entirely new history of his most eventful and productive years.

"Luckily for us, Maurice Cranston's The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762 has managed to

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In this second volume of the unparalleled exposition of Rousseau's life and works, Cranston completes and corrects the story told in Rousseau's Confessions, and offers a vivid, entirely new history of his most eventful and productive years.

"Luckily for us, Maurice Cranston's The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762 has managed to craft a highly detailed account of eight key years of Rousseau's life in such a way that we can both understand and even, on occasion, sympathize."—Olivier Bernier, Wall Street Journal

Maurice Cranston (1920-1993), a distinguished scholar and recipient of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his biography of John Locke, was professor of political science at the London School of Economics. His numerous books include The Romantic Movement and Philosophers and Pamphleteers, and translations of Rousseau's The Social Contract and Discourse on the Origins of Inequality.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226118635
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/28/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
413
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. Paris
2. The Hermitage
3. Sophie
4. Montlouis
5. An Even and Tranquil Life
6. At the Château
7. émile
8. Montlouis Restored
9. The Year of Julie
10. Censorship
11. Two Social Contracts
12. Banishment
List of Principal Abbreviations Used in the Notes
Notes
Index

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