- ISBN 9781603846738 / 1603846735
- Title Basic Political Writings
- Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau
- Category Political Science & Theory
- Format Paperback
- Year 2012
- Pages 312
- Publisher Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Imprint Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Edition 2nd
- Language English
- Dimensions 230mm x 155mm
Offers a translation of the author's most important political writings.
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.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712?78) was a leading Genevan philosopher and political theorist and one of the key figures of the Enlightenment.