The Eight Best Books on or by Rousseau

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This page contains a list of the eight best books on or by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Finding good introductory philosophy books can be difficult for two reasons. First, searching google for recommendations usually doesn’t bring up anything useful. Second, phrases like “best books on Rousseau” are ambiguous. One person may be looking for a short, beginner friendly introduction, someone else may want a comprehensive academic overview, a third person may be looking for classic works by Rousseau. This list tries to account for this ambiguity by recommending different types of books …

Twenty Quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (With References)

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This page contains a collection of philosophical quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. These quotes are all genuine and details about the book, chapter number, and translation are included where applicable. Without further ado, here are twenty philosophical quotes by Rousseau: Whatever propensity one may have for vice, it is not easy for an education, with which love has mingled, to be entirely thrown away. – Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication, trans. G. D. H. Cole All ran headlong to their chains, in hopes of securing their liberty; for they …