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The Cambridge Companion to Rousseau

The Cambridge Companion to Rousseau

by Patrick Riley
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ISBN-13: 9780521576154
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2001
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 466
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the life and works of Rousseau Patrick Riley; 2. A general overview George Armstrong Kelly; 3. Rousseau, Voltaire, and the revenge of Pascal Mark Hulliung; 4. Rousseau, Fénelon, and the quarrel between the ancients and the moderns Patrick Riley; 5. Rousseau's political philosophy Christopher Brooke; 6. Rousseau's general will Patrick Riley; 7. Rousseau's images of authority especially in La Nouvelle Héloise Judith Shklar; 8. The religious thought Victor Gourevitch; 9. Émile: learning to be men, women and citizens Geraint Parry; 10. Émile: nature and the education of Sophie Susan Meld Shell; 11. Rousseau's Confessions Christopher Kelly; 12. Music, politics, theater and representation in Rousseau Tracy Strong and C. N. Dugan; 13. The motto Vitam Impendere vero and the question of lying Jean Starobinski; 14. Rousseau's Levite of Ephraïm: synthesis within a 'minor' work Thomas Kavanagh; 15. Ancient Postmodernism in the philosophy of Rousseau Robert Wokler; Bibliography.

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