David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Angaben zur Person Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was born in the Calvinist city-state of Geneva on June 28, 1712. The epoch-making moment” in Rousseau’s life came in 1749, when he fell across the question of the Academy of Dijon which gave rise to my first writing” OC I, 1135). The question was “Whether the restoration of the Sciences and Arts has contributed to the purification of morals.” Rousseau’s answer to that question – a decisive No – was his Discourse on the Origin of the Arts and Sciences , which won the prize for that year and set off firestorms in Europe with a ringing moral indictment of the Enlightenment. In succeeding years, Rousseau published several works, most notably his second Discourse (on inequality, 1755), his novel Julie (1760), his treatise on education Emile, 1762), the Social Contract (1762), and a series of more minor works (including important letters on theatre and on providence).
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Kay Wilkins (1972). Jean-Jacques Rousseau Écrivain Politique (1712-1762). Philosophical Studies 21:273-275.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1974). The Essential Rousseau: The Social Contract, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Discourse on the Arts and Sciences, the Creed of a Savoyard Priest. New York,New American Library.
Helena Rosenblatt (1997). Rousseau and Geneva: From the First Discourse to the Social Contract, 1749-1762. Cambridge University Press.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1997). The Social Contract and Other Later Political Writings. Cambridge University Press.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1994). Discourse on the Origin of Inequality. Oxford University Press.
Jean Starobinski (1988). Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Transparency and Obstruction. University of Chicago Press.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (2011). Basic Political Writings. Hackett Pub. Co..
Richard White (2008). Rousseau and the Education of Compassion. Journal of Philosophy of Education 42 (1):35-48.
Timothy O'Hagan (1999). Rousseau. Routledge.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads15 ( #171,795 of 1,725,417 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #349,420 of 1,725,417 )
How can I increase my downloads?