Du Contrat Social
Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority over others, Rousseau argues instead for a pact, or 'social contract', that should exist between all the citizens of a state and that should be the source of sovereign power.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - greeniezona - LibraryThing
I continue to love the Penguin Great Ideas series. Though the simple inclusion of a date of original publication would be very nice. Anyway, the book is a discussion of governments. Ideal governments ... Read full review
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This fascinating commentary on the way society works is packed full of wisdom. Rousseau explores the unspoken agreement each individual makes with the society in which they operate. He contends that ... Read full review