Rousseau and the French Revolution 1762-1791

Rousseau and the French Revolution 1762-1791

by Joan McDonald


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472513892
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Series: Bloomsbury Academic Collections: Philosophy
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 11.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Problem of Interpretation
I. Introduction: the Difficulties
II. Earlier Historical Interpretations
III. Rousseau and the Revolutionary State
Part II: The Revolutionary Rousseau
IV. The Study of Rousseau's Political Theory, 1762-88
V. The Appeal to Rousseau's Authority and Rousseauist Literature, 1788-91
VI. The Exposition of Rousseau's Political Theory, 1788-91
VII. The Revolutionary Theory of Sovereignty
VIII. The Critics of the Social Contract
Part III: The Counter-Revolutionary Rousseau
IX. The Counter-Revolutionary Appeal to Rousseau
X. The Attack on the Assembly
XI. The Defence of the Monarchy
Part IV: Conclusion
XII. The Revolutionary Cult of Rousseau

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