Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Rousseau and the "Social Contract"
By (author) Christopher Bertram
Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Rousseau and the Social Contract by Christopher Bertram
Book DescriptionRousseau's Social Contract is a benchmark in political philosophy and has influenced moral and political thought since its publication. Rousseau and the Social Contract introduces and assesses: *Rousseau's life and the background of the Social Contract *The ideas and arguments of the Social Contract *Rousseau's continuing importance to politics and philosophy Rousseau and the Social Contract will be essential reading for all students of philosophy and politics, and anyone coming to Rousseau for the first time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415201995
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Christopher Bertram
Of the Social Contract and Other Political Writings, Paperback (October 2012)
Considers the issues of liberty and law, freedom and justice, arriving at a view of society that has seemed to some a blueprint for totalitarianism, to others a declaration of democratic principles.
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Rousseau's "Social Contract" is one of the most famous books in political philosophy. This guide takes a thematic look at the text, discussing and examining ideas in the context of the time and their implications for future philosophical and political thought.
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Author Biography - Christopher Bertram
Christopher Bertram is senior lecturer of philosophy at Bristol University and has written for many journals in the political philosophy area.
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