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Rousseau: 'The Social Contract' and Other Later Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

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The work of one of history's greatest thinkers is presented in two volumes, which together form the most comprehensive anthology of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's political writings in English. Here Volume II contains his later writings such as the SOCIAL CONTRACT, which was publicly condemned on publication, sending Rousseau into exile, where he wrote additional autobiographical and political works.

Synopsis:

'Volume two contains the later writings such as The Social Contractand a selection of Rousseau’s letters on important aspects of his thought. The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works. This volume contains a comprehensive introduction, chronology and guide to further reading, and will enable students to fully understand the writings of one of the world’s greatest thinkers.\n

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Synopsis:

'A comprehensive anthology of Rousseau\'s work containing The Social Contract, his most famous single work.'

Synopsis:

Volume II contains the later writings such as the Social Contract. The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-322) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Chronology; A brief guide to further reading; A note on the texts; A note on the translations; A note on the editorial notes; Discourse on Political Economy; Of the Social Contract; Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Extract from the early version of Of The Social Contract known as the Geneva Manuscript; The State of War; Considerations on the Government of Poland; Letter to D’Offreville; Letter to Usteri; Letter to Mirabeau; Letter to Franquieres; List of abbreviations and textual conventions; Editorial notes; Index of editors, translators and annotators; General index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521424462
Editor:
Gourevitch, Victor
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Editor:
Gourevitch, Victor
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
Author:
Skinner, Quentin
Author:
Gourevitch, Victor
Author:
Jean-Jacques, Rousseau
Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Author:
Geuss, Raymond
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, U.K. ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
History - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Social contract
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political science Political science
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1re âed.
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
398
Dimensions:
8.75x5.52x.93 in. 1.18 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 'Volume two contains the later writings such as The Social Contractand a selection of Rousseau’s letters on important aspects of his thought. The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works. This volume contains a comprehensive introduction, chronology and guide to further reading, and will enable students to fully understand the writings of one of the world’s greatest thinkers.\n

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"Synopsis" by , 'A comprehensive anthology of Rousseau\'s work containing The Social Contract, his most famous single work.'
"Synopsis" by , Volume II contains the later writings such as the Social Contract. The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works.
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