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Rousseau and the modern state.

Alfred Cobban

Rousseau and the modern state.

by Alfred Cobban

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778,
  • Political science,
  • Social contract

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC179.R9 C6 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5819194M
    LC Control Number61004988
    OCLC/WorldCa1421817

      For Locke, property rights arise prior to the state as an element of natural law, whereas for Rousseau, a social contract is a necessary precondition for the creation and legitimacy of property rights. This subtle distinction metastasizes into a salient difference between Rousseau’s vision of the general will and Locke’s view of supreme power. “With the growth of civilisation in Europe, and with the revival of letters and of science in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the ethical and intellectual criticism of theology once more recommenced, and arrived at a temporary resting-place in the confessions of the various reformed Protestant sects in the sixteenth century; almost all of which, as soon as they were strong enough.

    A NOTE ON BOOKS. There are few good books in English on Rousseau’s politics. By far the best treatment is to be found in Mr. Bernard Bosanquet’s Philosophical Theory of the State. Viscount Morley’s Rousseau is a good life, but is not of much use as a criticism of views; Mr. W. Boyd’s The Educational Theory of Rousseau contains some fairly good chapters on the political views. Emile, or On Education (French: Émile, ou De l’éducation) is a treatise on the nature of education and on the nature of man written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who considered it to be the "best and most important" of all his writings. Due to a section of the book entitled "Profession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar", Emile was banned in Paris and Geneva and was publicly burned in , the Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

    BOOK III. BEFORE speaking of the different forms of government, let us try to fix the exact sense of the word, which has not yet been very clearly explained.. 1. GOVERNMENT IN GENERAL. I WARN the reader that this chapter requires careful reading, and that I am unable to make myself clear to those who refuse to be attentive. Every free action is produced by the concurrence of two causes; one. Rousseau's Theory of the State It was a great mistake on the part of Jean Jacques Rousseau to have thought that primitive society was established through a free agreement among savages. no state, ancient or modern, has ever managed or will ever manage to get along without the forced labour of the masses, either wage earners or slaves.


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First published inand revised and expanded inthis book is the standard work on the political thought of Rousseau. It was acclaimed by English reviewers as ‘an excellently arranged, lucidly written, unbiased account of Rousseau’s political theory’, a ‘scholarly book, distinguished for lucidity both in thought and style’, and a ‘first-rate book in defence of the.

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Allen & Unwin ltd. [] (OCoLC) Online version. Get this from a library. Rousseau and the modern state. [Alfred Cobban] -- "An excellently arranged, lucidly written, unbiased accouint of Rousseau's political theory, a scholarly book, distinguished for lucidity both in thought and style," and a first rate book in defence.

First published inand revised and expanded inthis book is the standard work on the political thought of Rousseau.

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book 2, by Routledge First published inand revised and expanded inthis book is the standard work on the political tho Rousseau and the Modern State - 1st Edition - Alfred Cobban - Routled. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (UK: / ˈ r uː s oʊ /, US: / r uː ˈ s oʊ /; French: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso]; 28 June – 2 July ) was a Genevan philosopher, writer and political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational : 18th-century philosophy, (early modern philosophy).

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Publication date Topics SOCIAL SCIENCES, Politics, Forms of political organization. States as political power Publisher George Allen And Unwin Limited. Collection universallibrary Contributor Osmania University Language English.

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