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Rousseau : 'The Social Contract' and Other Later Political Writings

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9780521424462

ISBN10:
0521424461
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Pub. Date:
8/28/1997
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Cambridge University Press
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Summary

Volume II contains the later writings such as the Social Contract. The Social Contract was publicly condemned on publication causing Rousseau to flee. In exile he wrote both autobiographical and political works.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction ix
Chronology of Jean-Jacques Rousseau xxxii
A brief guide to further reading xxxv
A note on the texts xlii
A note on the translations xliv
A note on the editorial notes and index liv
Discourse on Political Economy
3(36)
Of the Social Contract
39(114)
Book I
41(16)
Book II
57(25)
Book III
82(39)
Book IV
121(32)
From the early version of the Social Contract known as the Geneva Manuscript: Bk. I, ch. 2; from Bk. II, ch. 4
153(9)
The State of War
162(15)
Considerations on the Government of Poland
177(109)
Selected Letters
Letter to D'Offreville
261(4)
Letter to Usteri
265(3)
Letter to Mirabeau
268(4)
Letter to Franquieres
272(14)
List of abbreviations and textual conventions 286(4)
Editorial notes 290(33)
Index of editors, translators, and annotators 323(2)
General index 325


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