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The Resource The social contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated and introduced by Maurice Cranston

The social contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated and introduced by Maurice Cranston

Label
The social contract
Title
The social contract
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated and introduced by Maurice Cranston
Title variation
Du contrat social
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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Summary
Rousseau sought to ground his political theory in an understanding of human nature, which he believed to be basically good but corrupted by the conflicting interests within society. Here self-interest degenerated into a state of war from which humanity could only be extricated by the imposition of a contract. As a party to the compact, each individual would find his true interest served within the political expression of the community of man, or the general will
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268277
Cataloging source
DLC
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1712-1778
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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Dewey number
194
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1920-
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Cranston, Maurice William
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True
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Social contract
  • Political science
Target audience
adult
Label
The social contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated and introduced by Maurice Cranston
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Publication
Note
Translation of: Du contrat social
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical footnotes
Control code
000009068567
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
188 p.
Isbn
9780140442014
Label
The social contract, Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated and introduced by Maurice Cranston
Publication
Note
Translation of: Du contrat social
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical footnotes
Control code
000009068567
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
188 p.
Isbn
9780140442014

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