The Sentiment of Existence
By (author) David P. Gauthier
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Rousseau by David P. Gauthier
Book DescriptionRousseau is often portrayed as an educational and social reformer whose aim was to increase individual freedom. In this volume David Gauthier examines Rousseau's evolving notion of freedom, where he focuses on a single quest: can freedom and the independent self be regained? Rousseau's first answer is given in Emile, where he seeks to create a self-sufficient individual, neither materially nor psychologically enslaved to others. His second is in the Social Contract, where he seeks to create a citizen who identifies totally with his community, experiencing his dependence on it only as a dependence on himself. Rousseau implicitly recognized the failure of these solutions. His third answer is one of the main themes of the Confessions and Reveries, where he is made for a love that merges the selves of the lovers into a single, psychologically sufficient unity that makes each 'better than free'. But is this response a chimaera?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521809764
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David P. Gauthier
Rousseau, Paperback (April 2006)
In this volume David Gauthier examines Rousseau's evolving notion of freedom, focusing on his later works.
Logic of 'Leviathan', Hardback (May 2000)
The Logic of Leviathan The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes
Morals by Agreement, Paperback (May 1987)» View all books by David P. Gauthier
A book which argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice.
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Author Biography - David P. Gauthier
David Gauthier is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. The author of many articles and several books, most recently Moral Dealing, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
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