Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Modernity

Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Modernity

by Mark Hulliung

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412862448
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 12/30/2015
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mark Hulliung is Richard Koret Professor of the History of Ideas at Brandeis University. He is the author of The Autocritique of Enlightenment, available from Transaction.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Modernity
Mark Hulliung

Part One: Before and After Vincennes

1 Rousseau's Chemical Apprenticeship
Christopher Kelly

Part Two: Citoyens and Citoyennes

2 Rousseau's Response to the Social Contract Tradition
Mark Hulliung

3 Over Her Dead Body: Voila La Citoyenne?
Claudia Schaler

Part Three: Sound and Music

4 How to Be Modern in Music: Rousseau between Greece, Italy, and Vienna
Michael O'Dea
5 Listening in Rousseau's Auditory World: Sound, Noise, and Music
Julia Simon

Part Four: Ancients and Moderns

6 Rousseau, Fenelon, and the Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns
Patrick Riley
7 Stoicism for Rousseau and Other Beleaguered Moderns
Mark Hulliung

Part Five: The Modern Predicament

8 Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Liberal Modernity
Shefali Misra
9 The Unconditional Self
Claude Habib

About the Authors

Index

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