Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

by Mark Sydney Cladis, Mark S. Cladis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195125541

ISBN-13: 9780195125542

Pub. Date: 03/27/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Listening closely to the religious pitch in Rousseau's voice, Cladis convincingly shows that Rousseau, when attempting to portray the most characteristic aspects of the public and private, reached for a religious vocabulary. Honoring both love of self and love of that which is larger than the self—these twin poles, with all the tension between them—mark

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Listening closely to the religious pitch in Rousseau's voice, Cladis convincingly shows that Rousseau, when attempting to portray the most characteristic aspects of the public and private, reached for a religious vocabulary. Honoring both love of self and love of that which is larger than the self—these twin poles, with all the tension between them—mark Rousseau's work, vision and challenge—the challenge of 21st-century democracy.

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ISBN-13:
9780195125542
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/27/2003
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.40(d)
Lexile:
1320L (what's this?)

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