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Edited by Grace, Eve; Kelly, Christopher
Jean- Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) is a major figure in Western Philosophy and is one of the most widely read and studied political philosophers of all time. His writings range from abstract works such as On the Social Contract to literary masterpieces such as The Reveries of the... Solitary Walker as well as immensely popular novels and operas. The Rousseauian Mind provides a comprehensive survey of his work, not only placing it in its historical context but also exploring its contemporary significance. Comprising over forty chapters by a team of international contributors the Handbook covers: The predecessors and contemporaries to Rousseau's work The major texts of the system Autobiographical texts including Confessions, Reveries of the Solitary Walker and Dialogues Rousseau's political science The successors to Rousseau's work Rousseau applied today. Essential reading for students and researchers in philosophy, Rousseau's work is central to the study of political philosophy, the Enlightenment, French studies, the history of philosophy and political theory.Read more
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The essays in this volume focus on Rousseau's genuine yet undervalued stature as a philosopher.
Edited by Radasanu, Andrea; Contributions by Bonnette, Amy L.; Boxel, Lise Van; Connors, Catherine M.; Grace, Eve
This collection of original essays examines the relationship between women and religion in the history of political thought broadly conceived. This theme is a remarkably revealing lens through which to view the Western philosophical and poetical traditions that have culminated in... secular and egalitarian modern society. The essays also give highly analytical accounts of the manifold and intricate relationships between religion, family and public life in the history of political thought, and the various ways in which these relationships have manifested themselves in pagan, Jewish, Christian and post-Christian settings.Read more
By Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Edited by Kelly, Christopher; Translated by Bush, Judith R.; Edited by Grace, Eve
Rousseau's responses to the religious and political critics of his works
By Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Edited by Kelly, Christopher; Grace, Eve
An anthology designed for courses on Rousseau, the history of philosophy, and women's studies.
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