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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Review: The Social ContractUser Review - Sean Chick - Goodreads
Rousseau's thoughts on politics are at times aimless (Book IV I am starring at you) but there is an honesty here that runs through all his work and makes it invaluable particularly in our era of gross ... Read full review
Review: The Social ContractUser Review - Kyle Van oosterum - Goodreads
"Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains." For some a devoted defense of democracy and for others the bible of totalitarianism, The Social Contract stands as one of the most eloquent treatises ... Read full review