Paperback(Trans. from the French)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611682922
Publisher: Dartmouth College Press
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Series: Collected Writings of Rousseau Series
Edition description: Trans. from the French
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Christopher Kelly is professor of political science at Boston College, translator of several volumes in this series, and author of Rousseau’s Exemplary Life and Rousseau as Author. Judith R. Bush is co-translator of four other books in this series. Roger D. Masters is the Nelson A. Rockefeller Professor of Government Emeritus and Research Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth.

Table of Contents

Preface • Chronology of Rousseau’s Life • Introduction • Note on the Text and Its Title • On the Subject and Form of This Writing • First Dialogue • Second Dialogue • Third dialogue • History of the Preceding Writing • Notes • Index

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“An excellent translation—literal, faithful to Rousseau’s French, lucid, and literate—that is long overdue. The Dialogues stands by itself as an important text and is a fitting initial volume in the Collected Writings.”

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