Rousseau's Political Writings / Edition 1

Rousseau's Political Writings / Edition 1

by Jean Jacques Rousseau
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393956512

ISBN-13: 9780393956511

Pub. Date: 10/28/1987

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This Norton Critical Edition includes the three most important of Rousseau’s political writings: Discourse on Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, and On Social Contract.
Each piece is fully annotated. Backgrounds includes a sketch of Rousseau’s life, selections from his Confessions, and comments on Rousseau’s work and character from

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This Norton Critical Edition includes the three most important of Rousseau’s political writings: Discourse on Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, and On Social Contract.
Each piece is fully annotated. Backgrounds includes a sketch of Rousseau’s life, selections from his Confessions, and comments on Rousseau’s work and character from such illustrious contemporaries and early critics as Voltaire, Hume, Boswell and Johnson, Paine, Kant, and Proudhon. Commentaries includes assessments of Rousseau’s political thought by a wide variety of scholars and critics including Judith Shklar, Robert Nisbet, Simone Weil, and Benjamin R. Barber.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393956511
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1987
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
553,784
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

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