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Rousseau: the Discourses and Other Early Political Writings

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ISBN-10: 131660554X

ISBN-13: 9781316605547

Edition: 2nd 2019 (Revised)

Authors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Victor Gourevitch

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A comprehensive and authoritative anthology of Rousseau's important early political writings in faithful English translations. This volume includes the Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts and the Discourse on the Origin and the Foundations of Inequality Among Men - the so-called First and Second Discourses - together with Rousseau's extensive Replies to Critics of these Discourses; the Essay on the Origin of Languages; the Letter to Voltaire on Providence; as well as several minor but illuminating writings - the Discourse on Heroic Virtue and the essay On the Method on the Composition of a Book. In these as well as in his later writings, Rousseau probes to the very premises of modern…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/8/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 516
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.46" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Victor Gourevitch is the William Griffin Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Wesleyan University.