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This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau's most important political writings, and the addition of Cress' new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War. New footnotes, headnotes, and a chronology by David Wootton provide expert guidance to first-time readers of the texts.

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Translated by Donald A. Cress.

About the Author

Donald A. Cress is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of ?Wisconsin, Parkside. His translations of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy and Discourse on Method are also published by Hackett.

David Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History, University of ?York. His translations of Machiavelli: Selected Political Writings, More's Utopia, and Voltaire's Candide--as well as his Divine Right and Democracy: An Anthology of Political Writings in Stuart England, his edition of Locke: Political Writings, and his Essential Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers--are also available from Hackett.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780872200470
Subtitle:
Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, On the Social Contract, The State of War
Author:
ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES
Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Author:
Wootton, David
Author:
Cress, Donald A.
Translator:
CRESS, DONALD A.
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Location:
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Subject:
Political
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition,2
Series:
Hackett Classics
Publication Date:
19881231
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
2.30 in.

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