Rousseau's 'The Social Contract' : A Reader's Guide

By: Wraight, Christopher DMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandReader's Guides: Publisher: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2008Description: 1 online resource (145 p.)ISBN: 9781441120953Subject(s): Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 | Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778. Du contrat social | Social contractGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rousseau's 'The Social Contract' : A Reader's GuideDDC classification: 320.1/1 LOC classification: JC179 .R88 W73 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; 1. Context; 2. Overview of Themes; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Summary: Rousseau's The Social Contract is one of the most important works of political thought in the history of philosophy. Since its publication in 1762, it has been profoundly influential in shaping the historical developments of many societies and remains sharply relevant today. Geared towards the specific requirements of students coming to Rousseau's work for the first time, this Reader's Guide offers guidance on philosophical and historical context, key themes, reading the text, reception and influence and advice on further reading.
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Contents; Preface; 1. Context; 2. Overview of Themes; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence; Notes; Further Reading; Index

Rousseau's The Social Contract is one of the most important works of political thought in the history of philosophy. Since its publication in 1762, it has been profoundly influential in shaping the historical developments of many societies and remains sharply relevant today. Geared towards the specific requirements of students coming to Rousseau's work for the first time, this Reader's Guide offers guidance on philosophical and historical context, key themes, reading the text, reception and influence and advice on further reading.

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