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A Discourse On Inequality

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : OCLC:245763785
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Discourse On The Origin Of Inequality

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 9780486111865
Genre : Philosophy
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A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative and frequently studied works.

The Body Politic

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 9780241252024
Genre : Political Science
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'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract, Rousseau asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

A Discourse Upon The Origin And The Foundation Of The Inequality Among Mankind

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 9781605203690
Genre : Philosophy
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[F]rom the moment one man began to stand in need of another's assistance; from the moment it appeared an advantage for one man to possess the quantity of provisions requisite for two, all equality vanished; property started up; labour became necessary; and boundless forests became smiling fields, which it was found necessary to water with human sweat, and in which slavery and misery were soon seen to sprout out and grow with the fruits of the earth. -from "Second Part" Was man better off before he invented "civil society"? From where does social inequality spring? Did the development of agriculture and technology doom most of humanity to an everlasting enslavement to the tiny minority of the wealthy and the strong? This 1754 essay, written in response to concepts of the "natural man" developed by philosopher Thomas Hobbes, explores such ideas, radical at the time and still considered such today. Rousseau's thoughts continue to be echoed, however, in modern philosophical movements from feminism to environmentalism, and ensure that his examination of the history of human civilization, in its broadest sense, remains vital today. Swiss philosopher JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1712-1778) was a dramatic influence on the French revolution, 19th-century communism, the American Founding Fathers, and much modern political thought. His works include Discourse on the Arts and Sciences (1750), Discourse on Political Economy (1755), and The Social Contract, Or Principles of Political Right (1762).

Reveries Of The Solitary Walker

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 9780199563272
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Part reminiscence, part meditation, Reveries of the Solitary Walker is Rousseau's last great work, the enduring testimony of an alienated person seeking self-knowledge. As he records his walks round Paris, he finds happiness in solitude and nature. The new translation includes an introduction and notes that explore the work and its contexts.

Social Political Philosophy

Author : William L. McBride
ISBN : UOM:39015063748795
Genre : Philosophy
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The History Of Polybius The Megalopolitan

Author : Polybius
ISBN : PRNC:32101066875749
Genre : Greece
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Author : John Stuart Mill
ISBN : OXFORD:600059079
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Flaubert In Egypt

Author : Gustave Flaubert
ISBN : 0140435824
Genre : Travel
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A volume gleaned from Flaubert's diaries, letters, and travel notes reconstructs an 1849 trip to Egypt, Cairo, and the Red Sea area.

The Social Contract

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 0300091419
Genre : Political Science
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For this edition Susan Dunn has provided a new translation of the "Discourse on the Sciences and Arts" and has revised a previously published translation of "The Social Contract".

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