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Social Contract and Discourses

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Social Contract and Discourses

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd .
Written in English


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ISBN 100460106600
ISBN 109780460106603

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Rousseau's solution to the problem of legitimate authority is the "social contract," an agreement by which the people band together for their mutual preservation. This act of association creates a collective body called the "sovereign." The sovereign is the supreme authority in the state, and has its own life and will. The sovereign's interest.   The Social Contract and The First and Second Discourses Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Edited and with an Introduction by Susan Dunn; With essays by Gita May, Robert N. Bellah, David Bromwich, and Conor Cruise O’Brien.

  The social contract, and Discourses Item Preview remove-circle Book I: In which it is inquired why man passes from the state of nature to the state of society and what are the essential conditions of the compact -- Subject of the first Book -- First societies -- Right of the strongest -- Slavery -- That we must always go back to a first Pages: In Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Discourses on the Origin of Inequality, he outlines his own history of the development of human society. He explains in general terms how the differences between social and economic classes arose alongside the formation of modern states. He also explores the means by which these inequalities were actually built into and perpetuated by the foundational notions of /5(10).


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Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract and Discourses [] Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Editor: G.D.H. Cole. Original Table of Contents or First Page.

MLA Style APA Style Turabian Style. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract and Discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, translated with an Introduction by G.D.

Cole (London and Toronto. For me, the Social Contract (more than his Discourses) combines 18th century writing style and vocabulary, perhaps some of his own term definitions, 18th century perspective, a philosophical / speculative presentation in parts, and older historical references/5.

The “Social Contract,” publishedis a very elegant piece of writing. Rousseau's knowledge of history, human nature, and his use of logic create a cogent argument.

He illustrates through example how men can live together with equality and equity if allowed to/5(). A summary of Book I, Chapters in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's The Social Contract.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Social Contract and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

Nevertheless, the product is a pure rip-off. I received a paperback for $6 with no page numbering, and which stops mid-sentence in Book III, chap. VIII -- the actual treatise The Social Contract runs for 10 more chapters in Book III, and 9 chapters for Book IV.

It's a swindle. I want my money back/5(5). The Social Contract Rethinking The First and Second Discourses and The Social Contract Gita May: Rousseau, Cultural Critic Robert N.

Bellah: Rousseau on Society and the Individual David Bromwich: Rousseau and the Self without Property Conor Cruise O’Brien: Rousseau, Robespierre, Burke, Jefferson, and the French Revolution File Size: KB. About The Social Contract and The Discourses. Two works in one volume Jean-Jacques Rousseau was the first, and the most eloquent and versatile, of that extraordinary line of radical modern thinkers who aimed their disenchantment at the very roots of the human social order and thereby forever reshaped the way we deal with one another.

Legitimate political authority, he suggests, comes only from a social contract agreed upon by all citizens for their mutual preservation. Rousseau calls the collective grouping of all citizens the "sovereign," and claims that it should be considered in many ways to be like an individual person.

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The Social Contract & Discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. "The Social Contract," says M. Dreyfus-Brisac, "is the book of all books that is most talked of and least read." But with the great revival of interest in political philosophy there has come a desire for the better understanding of Rousseau's work.

The Social Contract Jean-Jacques Rousseau The first societies BOOK 1 This little treatise is salvaged from a much longer work that I abandoned long ago, having started it without thinking about whether I was capable of pulling it off.

Of various bits that might be rescued from what I had written of that longer work, what IFile Size: KB. Get this from a library. The social contract: and discourses. [Jean-Jacques Rousseau; G D H Cole] -- After an old university friend and fellow archeologist's murdered, forensic archeologist Ruth Galloway travels to Lancashire to examine the bones he found, which reveal a shocking fact about King.

The Social Contract: & Discourses Issue of Everyman's library Everyman's library, ed. by Ernest Rhys. Philosophy and theology Issue of Everyman's library: Philosophy and theology Issue of Everyman's library: Theology & philosophy: Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Edition: reprint: Publisher: J.M.

Dent & Sons, Original from: the /5(5). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Social Contract and Discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,J.M. Dent, C.E. Tuttle Co. edition, in EnglishPages: Nonfiction > Jean Jacques Rousseau > Social Contract & Discourses To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Social contract and discourses. London: J.M. Dent & Sons ; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. In Book I of The Social Contract, Rousseau sets out to determine the basis for legitimate, political authority.

To complete this task, Rousseau must examine. Read the full-text online edition of The Social Contract and Discourses (). with an equal lack of understanding and imagination. His name, nearly two hundred years after the publication of the Social Contract, is still a controversial watchword and a party cry.

He is accepted as one of the greatest writers France has produced; but even. This volume brings together three of Rousseau's most important political writings - "The Social Contract" and "The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and Arts)" and "The Second Discourse (Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality)" - and presents essays by major scholars that shed light on the dimensions and implications of.Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The Social Contract and The First and Second Discourses The Social Contract and The First and Second Discourses.

Book Description: Jean-Jacques Rousseau's ideas about society, culture, and government are pivotal in the history of political thought. His .