The Social Contract: & Discourses (Google eBook)

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J. M. Dent & sons, Limited, 1920 - Civilization - 287 pages
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User Review  - Sarah Coughlon - Goodreads

I like to imagine that Miss Jean Brodie loved Rousseau in her prime. Read full review

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User Review  - Ash - Goodreads

I have no idea why, but I love this book. I've never been a huge fan of reading philosophy, it's either too stiff for me (Like Plato's Republic) or I just can't wrap my head around the various concepts without getting a headache. But The Social Contract is one of my favorites. Read full review

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Page 35 - He who dares to undertake the making of a people's institutions ought to feel himself capable, so to speak, of changing human nature, of transforming each individual, who is by himself a complete and solitary whole, into part of ' a greater whole from which he in a manner receives his life and being...
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Page 18 - ... whoever refuses to obey the general will shall be compelled to do so by the whole body. This means nothing less than that he will be forced to be free; for this is the condition which, by giving each citizen to his country, secures him against all personal dependence.
Page 25 - There is often a great deal of difference between the will of all and the general will ; the latter considers only the common interest, while the former takes private interest into account, and is no more than a sum of particular wills...
Page 253 - The body politic, therefore, is also a moral being possessed of a will; and this general will, which tends always to the preservation and welfare of the whole and of every part, and is the source of the laws, constitutes for all the members of the State, in their relations to one another and to it, the rule of what is just or unjust.
Page 94 - When in the popular assembly a law is proposed, what the people is asked is not exactly whether it approves or rejects the proposal, but whether it is in conformity with the general will, which is their will.
Page 11 - God, are abuses of feudalism, in itself an absurd system if ever there was one, and contrary to the principles of natural right and to all good polity. War then is a relation, not between man and man, but between State and State, and individuals are enemies only accidentally, not as men, nor even as citizens,1 but as soldiers; not as members of their country, but as its defenders.
Page 8 - The Right of the Strongest The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
Page 45 - I have already defined civil liberty by equality, we should understand, not that the degrees of power and riches are to be absolutely identical for everybody; but that power shall never be great enough for violence, and shall always be exercised by virtue of rank and law; and that, in respect of riches, no citizen shall ever be wealthy enough to buy another, and none poor enough to be forced to sell himself...

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Rousseau: Social Contract
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT. OR PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL RIGHT. by Jean Jacques Rousseau. 1762. Translated by gdh Cole, public domain ...
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The Social Contract and Discourses
The Social Contract and Discourses Book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, GDH Cole; 1950. Read The Social Contract and Discourses at Questia library.
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Online Library of Liberty - The Social Contract and Discourses
The Online Library of Liberty is provided in order to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals by making freely ...
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The Online Books Page: The Social Contract, and Discourses, by ...
Title: The Social Contract, and Discourses · Author: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 · Translator: Cole, gdh (George Douglas Howard), 1889-1959 ...
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Your translation of Discourse on Inequality is taken from Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract and Discourses , translated by gdh Cole (London: jm ...
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Internet Archive: Details: The social contract & discourses
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The philosophies of Locke and Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau makes it explicitly clear in his writings, “The Social Contract and Discourses” that he believes strongly in personal freedom and ...
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REDEEMING LOVE Rousseau and Eighteenth-Century Moral Philosophy
REDEEMING LOVE. Rousseau and Eighteenth-Century. Moral Philosophy. Mark S. Cladis. ABSTRACT. This essay employs Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) as a ...
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Rousseau, Stiegler and the Aporia of Origin -- Roberts 42 (4): 382 ...
24The Social Contract and Discourses, p. 52, cited in Technics and Time, p. 112. Back. 25Technics and Time, p. 113. Back ...
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JSTOR: The Social Contract.
... in Rousseau, Political Writings (Edinburgh, 1953); gdh Cole, in The Social Contract and Discourses (New York, 1950); Gerard hiopkins, in Ernest Barker, ...
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