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This Norton Critical Edition includes the three most important of Rousseau"s political writings: Discourse on Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, and On Social Contract. Each piece is fully annotated. Backgrounds includes a sketch of Rousseau"s life, selections from his Confessions, and comments on Rousseau"s work and character from such illustrious contemporaries and early critics as Voltaire, Hume, Boswell and Johnson, Paine, Kant, and Proudhon. Commentaries includes assessments of Rousseau"s political thought by a wide variety of scholars and critics including Judith Shklar, Robert Nisbet, Simone Weil, and Benjamin R. Barber.

Synopsis:

This Norton Critical Edition includes the three most important of Rousseau's political writings: , and .

Synopsis:

Each piece is fully annotated. Backgrounds includes a sketch of Rousseau's life, selections from his , and comments on Rousseau's work and character from such illustrious contemporaries and early critics as Voltaire, Hume, Boswell and Johnson, Paine, Kant, and Proudhon. Commentaries includes assessments of Rousseau's political thought by a wide variety of scholars and critics including Judith Shklar, Robert Nisbet, Simone Weil, and Benjamin R. Barber.

About the Author

Julia Conaway Bondanella is Associate Director of the Honors Division at Indiana University. She is the author of Petrarch's Visions and Their Renaissance Analogues and co-author of The Dictionary of Italian LiteratureAlan Ritter teaches at Trinity College and the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is the author of The Political Thought of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon and Anarchism: A Theoretical Analysis.Julia Conaway Bondanella is Associate Director of the Honors Division at Indiana University. She is the author of Petrarch's Visions and Their Renaissance Analogues and co-author of The Dictionary of Italian Literature

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393956511
Subtitle:
Discourse on Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, On Social Contract
Editor:
Ritter, Alan
Editor:
Ritter, Alan
Author:
Ritter, Alan
Author:
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
Translator:
Bondanella, Julia Conaway
Author:
Bondanella, Julia Conaway
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
History - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Collected works
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19871017
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.2 x 0.8 in 0.7 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This Norton Critical Edition includes the three most important of Rousseau's political writings: , and .
"Synopsis" by , Each piece is fully annotated. Backgrounds includes a sketch of Rousseau's life, selections from his , and comments on Rousseau's work and character from such illustrious contemporaries and early critics as Voltaire, Hume, Boswell and Johnson, Paine, Kant, and Proudhon. Commentaries includes assessments of Rousseau's political thought by a wide variety of scholars and critics including Judith Shklar, Robert Nisbet, Simone Weil, and Benjamin R. Barber.
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