Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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  • ISBN
    9781603846738 / 1603846735
  • Title Rousseau: The 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 6mm x 228mm x 18mm


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

Publisher Description

This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings 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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Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings