David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1994)
In Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Rousseau argues that inequalities of rank, wealth, and power are the inevitable result of the civilizing process. His sweeping account of humanity's social and political development epitomizes the innovative boldness of the Enlightenment, and it is one of the most provocative and influential works of the eighteenth century. This new translation by prize-winning translator Franklin Philip includes all of Rousseau's own notes, and Patrick Coleman's introduction builds on recent key scholarship, considering particularly the relationship between political and aesthetic thought.
|Keywords||Equality Natural law Political science|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$2.50 new (75% off) $9.45 direct from Amazon (6% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||JC179.R814 1994|
|ISBN(s)||0192829475 144954004X 1435108779 1453773940 0872201503 9780872201507|
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
Itay Snir (2010). The “New Categorical Imperative” and Adorno's Aporetic Moral Philosophy. Continental Philosophy Review 43 (3):407-437.
Robert Greenleaf Brice (2013). Mistakes and Mental Disturbances: Pleasants, Wittgenstein, and Basic Moral Certainty. Philosophia 41 (2):477-487.
Christine Keating (2007). Framing the Postcolonial Sexual Contract: Democracy, Fraternalism, and State Authority in India. Hypatia 22 (4):130-145.
Ryan Patrick Hanley (2009). Social Science and Human Flourishing: The Scottish Enlightenment and Today. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 7 (1):29-46.
Similar books and articles
Helena Rosenblatt (1997). Rousseau and Geneva: From the First Discourse to the Social Contract, 1749-1762. Cambridge University Press.
Timothy O'Hagan (1999). Rousseau. Routledge.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1994/2008). Discourse on Political Economy ;. Oxford University Press.
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.
Paul Simukanzye (2005). The Ethical Challenge of Justice: A Study of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Discourse on the Origins of Inequality. Mission Press.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1984). A Discourse on Inequality. Penguin Books.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (2011). Basic Political Writings. Hackett Pub. Co..
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads37 ( #51,442 of 1,139,956 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #165,020 of 1,139,956 )
How can I increase my downloads?