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Discours Sur l'Origine et les Fondements de l'Inegalite Parmi les Hommes

ISBN-10: 0486434141

ISBN-13: 9780486434148

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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A strikingly original inquiry into politics and human nature, the Discourse presents a theoretical view of people in a pre-social condition and the ensuing effects of civilization. In his sweeping account of social and political development, the author develops a theory of evolution that prefigures Darwinism and encompasses aspects of ethics, sociology, and epistemology. One of the most influential works of the Enlightenment, the Discourse on the Origin of Inequality offers both a thought-provoking account of society’s origins and a keen criticism of unequal political institutions.
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List price: $3.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

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A Chronology og Jean-Jacques Rousseau
To the Republic of Geneva Magnificent, Most Honoured, and Sovereign Lords:*
Preface
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Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality Among Men
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