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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was a Discourses on the Origins of Inequality in 1754 made him famous, denouncing civilized society and postulating the paradox of the superiority of the "noble savage".

The Social Contract in 1762 emphasized the rights of the people over those of government, and stated that a government could be legitimately overthrown if it failed to express the general will of the people.

It was a significant influence on the French Revolution. In the novel Emile in 1762 he outlined a new theory of education, based on natural development and the power of example, to elicit the unspoiled nature and abilities of children. His Confessions, published posthumously in 1782, was a frank account of his occasionally immoral life, and was a founding work of autobiography.

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a French social philosopher and writer, born in Geneva.

 

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Date Added: 13 June '12


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