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Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality Synopsis

Donald Cress's highly regarded translation, based on the critical PlA (c)iade edition of 1964, is here issued with a lively introduction by James Miller, who brings into sharp focus the cultural and intellectual milieu in which Rousseau operated. This new edition includes a select bibliography, a note on the text, a translator's note, and Rousseau's own Notes on the Discourse.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780872201507
Publication date: 15th November 1992
Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages
Categories: History of Western philosophy, Political science & theory,

About Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Donald A. Cress is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of ?Wisconsin, Parkside. His translations of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy and Discourse on Method are also published by Hackett. James Miller teaches a cycle of courses on Dante for the Comparative Literature and Culture program at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. His other books include Measures of Wisdom: The Cosmic Dance in Classical and Christian Antiquity and Fluid Exchanges: Artists and Critics in the AIDS Crisis . He has also translated Andrew Pawlowskias play Dante on the Steps of Immortality . James Miller looks forward to a hot afterlife ...

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