Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Rousseau and The Social Contract

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Philosophy - 214 pages
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Rousseau's Social Contract is a benchmark in political philosophy and has influenced moral and political thought since its publication. Rousseau and the Social Contract introduces and assesses:

*Rousseau's life and the background of the Social Contract
*The ideas and arguments of the Social Contract
*Rousseau's continuing importance to politics and philosophy

Rousseau and the Social Contract will be essential reading for all students of philosophy and politics, and anyone coming to Rousseau for the first time.

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Christopher Bertram is senior lecturer of philosophy at Bristol University and has written for many journals in the political philosophy area.

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