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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Politics of the Ordinary

Jean-Jacques Rousseau( )
Author: Strong, Tracy B.
Series title:Modernity and Political Thought Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2002
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $124.00
Book Description:

In this book, Rousseau is understood as a theorist of the common person. For Strong, Rousseau resonates with Kant, Hegel, and Marx, but he is more modern like Emerson, Nietzsche, Eittegenstein, and Heidegger. Rousseau's democratic individual is an ordinary self, paradoxically multiple and not singular. In the course of exploring this contention, Strong examines Rousseau's fear of authorship (though not of authority), his understanding of the human, his attempt to overcome the scandal...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / French
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern
Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.1 x 0.86 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds

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