Of The Social Contract And Other Political Writings

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014193199X
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'Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains.' These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has stirred vigorous debate ever since its first publication in 1762.

Du Contrat Social

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140442014
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Presents the eighteenth century French philosopher's views on society and the relationship between the individual and the state

Reveries Of The Solitary Walker

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199563276
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As he records his walks round Paris, he finds happiness in solitude and nature. The new translation includes an introduction and notes that explore the work and its contexts.

The Body Politic

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241252024
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'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract, Rousseau asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people.

Discourses And Selected Writings

Author: Epictetus
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141917482
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In this personal, practical guide to the ethics of stoicism and moral self-improvement, Epictetus tackles questions of freedom and imprisonment, illness and fear, family, friendship and love, and leaves an intriguing document of daily life ...

Rameau S Nephew D Alembert S Dream

Author: Denis Diderot
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141907835
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Unpublished during his lifetime, both of these powerfully controversial works show Diderot to be one of the most advanced thinkers of his age, and serve as fascinating testament to the philosopher's wayward genius.

Discourse On Inequality

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 177541695X
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The searing indictment of man-made inequality in all its many forms that Rousseau offers in Discourse on Inequality is a must-read for philosophy buffs and supporters of social justice.