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Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Fundamental Political Writings

This classroom edition includes On the Social Contract, the Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, the Discourse on the Origins of Inequality, and the Preface to Narcissus. Each text has been newly translated and includes a full complement of explanatory notes. The editors? introduction offers students diverse points of entry into some of the distinctive possibilities and challenges of each of these fundamental texts, as well as an introduction to Rousseau?s life and historical situation. The volume also includes annotated appendices that help students to explore the origins and influences of Rousseau?s work, including excerpts from Hobbes, Pascal, Descartes, Mandeville, Diderot, Voltaire, Madame de Sta?l, Benjamin Constant, Joseph de Maistre, Kant, Hegel, and Engels.

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    Acknowledgements
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    Introduction
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau: A Brief Chronology
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    Notes on the Translations
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    First Discourse: On the Sciences and the Arts
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (trans. by Samuel Webb)
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    Preface to Narcissus, or the Lover of Himself
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (trans. by Samuel Webb)
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    Second Discourse: On the Origin and the Foundations of Inequality among Men
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    On the Social Contract
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Appendix A: Points of Departure
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    Appendix B: Rousseau and His Contemporaries
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    Appendix C: Rousseau and Revolution
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    Appendix D: Rousseau?s Philosophical Legacies
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    Works Cited and Select Bibliography
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