Social Contract and the First and Second Discourses

ISBN-10: 0300091419

ISBN-13: 9780300091410

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Susan Dunn, Gita May, Robert N. Bellah, David Bromwich

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This is a collection of three of Rousseau's most important political writings - The Social Contract; The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and Arts); and The Second Discourse (Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality).
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/8/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Susan Dunn is a professor of French literature and the history of ideas at Williams College. She is the author most recently of The Death of Louis XIV: Regicide & the French political Imagination. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Introduction: Rousseau's Political Triptych
Chronology of Rousseau's Life
The First Discourse: Discourse on the Sciences and Arts
The Second Discourse: Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality Among Mankind
The Social Contract
Rethinking The First and Second Discourses and The Social Contract
Rousseau, Cultural Critic
Rousseau on Society and the Individual
Rousseau and the Self without Property
Rousseau, Robespierre, Burke, Jefferson, and the French Revolution
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