Basic Political Writings by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Basic Political Writings

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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  • ISBN
    9781603846738 / 1603846735
  • Title Basic Political Writings
  • Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Category Political Science & Theory
  • Format
  • Year 2012
  • Pages 312
  • Publisher
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Imprint Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Edition
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 230mm x 155mm x 18mm


Offers a translation of the author's most important political writings.

Publisher Description

This substantially revised new edition 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.

Author Biography

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712?78) was a leading Genevan philosopher and political theorist and one of the key figures of the Enlightenment.

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Basic Political Writings