The Basic Political Writings (Second Edition)
Hackett Publishing Company, 2011 - Philosophy - 312 pages
This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau’s most important political writings, and the addition of Cress’ new translation of Rousseau's State of War. New footnotes, headnotes, and a chronology by David Wootton provide expert guidance to first-time readers of the texts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - puabi - LibraryThing
Rousseau is interesting, and I'd like to say I understand him thoroughly, but to me there *does* seem to be a contradiction between the love of liberty of "Discourse on the Origin of Inequality" and ... Read full review
Review: The Basic Political WritingsUser Review - Carolyn Nash - Goodreads
I really enjoyed "Discourse on the Origin of Inequality." Much of "On the Social Contract" seemed timely. But much of it also seemed boring as hell. Read full review