The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau : The Impossibility of ReasonMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (156 p.)ISBN: 9781847790842Subject(s): Political science -- France -- History -- 18th century | Political science | Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 | Social contractGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau : The Impossibility of ReasonDDC classification: 320.092 LOC classification: JC179Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction and method; 1 The politics of the soul: the life and times of Jean-Jacques Rousseau; 2 The disenchantment of the world; 3 Checks, balances and popular participation: Rousseau as a constitutionalist; 4 A civic profession of faith: Rousseau's and nationalism; 5 The last of the ancients the first of the moderns?; 6 Epilogue: in the beginning was song; Chronology of Rousseau's life (1712-78); Bibliography; Index
The first comprehensive analysis of Rousseau's political philosophy for a generation, this timely book rejects the authoritarian reading of Rousseau and establishes him as an anti-revolutionary closer to Burke than to Robespierre.
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