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Rousseau [electronic resource] : a very short introduction / Robert Wokler.

By: Wokler, Robert, 1942-2006.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions: 48.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (171 p.) : ill., ports.ISBN: 9780191538995 (electronic bk.); 019153899X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation | Authors, French | Philosophers | Philosophy, French | Rousseau, Jean-Jacques | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- French | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- LiteraryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rousseau.DDC classification: 848/.509 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Abbreviations; The life and times of a citizen of Geneva; Culture music and the corruption of morals; Human nature and civil society44; Liberty virtue and citizenship; Religion, education, and sexuality; Vagabond reverie; Further reading; Index.
Summary: Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a central figure of the European Enlightenment and responsible for the notion of the "noble savage". This study of his life and works aims to show how his thinking was inspired by visionary ideals of mankind's self-realization in a condition of unfettered freedom.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-159) and index.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a central figure of the European Enlightenment and responsible for the notion of the "noble savage". This study of his life and works aims to show how his thinking was inspired by visionary ideals of mankind's self-realization in a condition of unfettered freedom.

Abbreviations; The life and times of a citizen of Geneva; Culture music and the corruption of morals; Human nature and civil society44; Liberty virtue and citizenship; Religion, education, and sexuality; Vagabond reverie; Further reading; Index.

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