Rousseau's Critique of Inequality : Reconstructing the Second Discourse

By: Neuhouser, FrederickMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (250 p.)ISBN: 9781316009345Subject(s): Equality | Natural law | Political science | Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778. Discours sur l’origine et les fondements de l’ine´galite´ parmi les hommes | Social justiceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rousseau's Critique of Inequality : Reconstructing the Second DiscourseDDC classification: 320.01/1 | 320.011 LOC classification: JC179.R9 N48 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Nature is not the source of social inequality ; Chapter 2 Amour propre is the source of social inequality ; Chapter 3 The normative resources of nature ; Chapter 4 Judging the legitimacy of social inequalities ; Chapter 5 The contemporary relevance of Rousseau's critique ; Suggestions for further reading; Index
Summary: This book evaluates Rousseau's arguments concerning why inequality exists in society and why it poses dangers to human well-being.
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Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Nature is not the source of social inequality ; Chapter 2 Amour propre is the source of social inequality ; Chapter 3 The normative resources of nature ; Chapter 4 Judging the legitimacy of social inequalities ; Chapter 5 The contemporary relevance of Rousseau's critique ; Suggestions for further reading; Index

This book evaluates Rousseau's arguments concerning why inequality exists in society and why it poses dangers to human well-being.

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