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Review: Emile (Dodo Press)

User Review  - Henrique Maia - Goodreads

A Huge "Thought Experiment" Rousseau wants to reform the state of the decadent human institutions of his time. And what best place to start with than by educating people to be good citizens? So the ... Read full review

Review: Emile

User Review  - Laura Gilfillan - Goodreads

A treatise on how to tutor a child; a boy, of course, girls are different. He discussed the different stages a child would go through, and what instruction would be appropriate for each stage. The ... Read full review

Review: Emile or On Education

User Review  - Alex Milledge - Goodreads

I am delighted that I read a treatise on child development in my course of reading, and having it written by the flamboyant, precocious womanizing Rousseau. I agreed with him although his views on god ... Read full review

Review: Emile or On Education

User Review  - Musi Kilic - Goodreads

This book is dripping with outdated sexism, but that aside I agree with many of Rousseau's arguments. The main points I agreed with are: freedom, happiness, necessity and experience. Simply put Emile is supposed to grow up free, unspoiled, and learn through everyday events no just in a classroom. Read full review

Review: Emile or On Education

User Review  - Dominic - Goodreads

Reading this tome was an equally delightful and discomforting one, as a lover of literature, great ideas, and feminist egalitarianism. On one hand, it is obvious that Rousseau was a true visionary ... Read full review

Review: Emile or On Education

User Review  - Leandra Cate - Goodreads

I read this book many years ago in French lit and felt it to be full of profound new thoughts. I recently realized I had never read it in translation and got an English copy. My translation seems to ... Read full review


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