Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Paradoxes and interpretations

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John T. Scott
Taylor & Francis, 2006 - 387 pages
Bringing together critical assessments of the broad range of Rousseau's thought, with a particular emphasis on his political theory, this systematic collection is an essential resource for both student and scholar.
 

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Contents

General Introduction
1
POLITICS ARTS
7
Introduction
8
The supposed primitivism of Rousseaus Discourse on Inequality
29
The Question of JeanJacques Rousseau
48
Rousseau on Rameau and Revolution
55
An essay on Rousseaus politics
79
JeanJacques Rousseau and his politics
141
Sparta and the Age of Gold
224
that dangerous supplement
246
Interpreting Rousseaus paradoxes
272
The accuser and the accused
291
The contrary route
313
the thought of JeanJacques
340
HUMAN NATURE AND HISTORY
365
Autobiography
381

Rousseau
164
Rousseaus bipolarity
193
Rousseau on the arts and sciences 46
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