Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

Oxford University Press (1992)
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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
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Call number JC179.R814 1994
ISBN(s) 0192829475   144954004X   1435108779   1453773940   0872201503   9780872201507   9780872201514
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