Justice and Difference in the Works of Rousseau: Bienfaisance and Pudeur

Justice and Difference in the Works of Rousseau: Bienfaisance and Pudeur

by Judith Still

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521415859
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/28/2011
Series: Cambridge Studies in French Series , #39
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; A preliminary note on vocabulary and conventions; Introduction; 1. The problem: the intersection of beneficence and pudicity; 2. The code of beneficence; 3. The practice of beneficence and model benefactors in the major works; 4. The passion of pity in Rousseau's theory of man; 5. Gyges' ring: A reading of Rousseau's 6e Promenade; 6. Pudicity in some of Rousseau's minor writings: its relationship to beneficence; Conclusion; Appendix. Generosity and pudicity in Gyges und sein Ring and Le Roi Candaule; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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