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Rousseau: 'The Social Contract' and Other Later Political Writings
     

Rousseau: 'The Social Contract' and Other Later Political Writings

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Victor Gourevitch (Editor), Raymond Geuss (Contribution by), Quentin Skinner (Contribution by)
 
The work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is presented in two volumes, together forming the most comprehensive anthology of Rousseau's political writings in English. Volume II contains the later writings such as the Social Contract.The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works.

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The work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is presented in two volumes, together forming the most comprehensive anthology of Rousseau's political writings in English. Volume II contains the later writings such as the Social Contract.The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works. This volume contains a comprehensive introduction, chronology and guide to further reading, and will enable students to fully understand the writings of one of the world's greatest thinkers.

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"...Gourevitch serves Rousseau and hence students very well." Pamela K. Jensen, Review of Metaphysics

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ISBN-13:
9780521413824
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/24/1997
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,098,126
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

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"...Gourevitch serves Rousseau and hence students very well." Pamela K. Jensen, Review of Metaphysics

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