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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Rousseau and the Social Contract

Christopher. Bertram

2013

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  • Title:
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Rousseau and the Social Contract
  • Author: Christopher. Bertram
  • Description: Cover; Rousseau and The Social Contract; Copyright; CONTENTS; REFERENCE KEY TO CITED ROUSSEAU TEXTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 ROUSSEAU, THE MAN; CONFESSIONS; GENEVA; ADOLESCENCE; FROM VENICE TO VINCENNES; MUSIC; FICTION; CONDEMNATION; IN RETROSPECT; 2 HUMAN NATURE AND MORAL PSYCHOLOGY; BASIC IDEAS; ROUSSEAU'S VOCABULARY OF THE PASSIONS; THE PROBLEM OF DEPENDENCE; THE NATURAL GOODNESS OF HUMANITY; THE ROLE OF ARTIFICE; WAS ROUSSEAU RIGHT?; THE PSEUDOCHRONOLOGY OF THE DISCOURSE ON INEQUALITY; 3 MAN IS BORN FREE (Book 1, Chs 1-2); THE TEXT; MEN AS THEY ARE - LAWS AS THEY COULD BE; MAN IS BORN FREE
    THE GENERAL SOCIETY OF THE HUMAN RACE (Geneva Manuscript ch.2)4 FALSE THEORIES OF THE BODY POLITIC (Book 1, Chs 3-5); NATURAL SUBORDINATION (1.2); THE RIGHT OF THE STRONGER (1.3); OF SLAVERY (1.4); THE NEED FOR A FIRST CONVENTION (1.5); 5 THE SOCIAL PACT AND PROPERTY (Book, Chs 6-9); THE SOCIAL PACT; THE 'REMARKABLE CHANGE IN MAN' (1.8); FREEDOM; PROPERTY (1.9); 6 SOVEREIGNTY AND THE GENERAL WILL (Book 2, Chs 1-6); EARLIER MENTIONS OF THE GENERAL WILL; THE INALIENABILITY AND INDIVISIBILITY OF SOVEREIGNTY (2.1-2); THE GENERAL WILL AND THE 'WILL OF ALL' (2.3.1-2)
    VOTING AND THE PROBLEM OF FACTION (2.3.3-4)A BRIEF NOTE ON CONDORCET'S JURY THEOREM; THE LIMITS OF SOVEREIGN POWER AND THE NATURE OF THE LAW (2.4, 2.6); 'UNIVERSALITY OF THE WILL AND OF THE OBJECT'; THE DEATH PENALTY (2.5); THE LAW (FURTHER ASPECTS) (2.6); MORE ON THE GENERAL WILL (4.1-2); SYNOPTIC REMARKS ON THE GENERAL WILL; 7 THE LAWGIVER, CULTURE AND MORALITY (Book 2, Chs 7-12); WHY THE LAWGIVER IS NEEDED; THE QUALITIES OF THE LAWGIVER; THE REGRESS PROBLEM; SUPERIOR INTELLIGENCE AND THE PROBLEM OF EQUALITY; WHAT THE LAWGIVER DOES (AND DOES NOT) DO; HOW THE LAWGIVER DOES WHAT HE DOES
    PERSUASION AND FREEDOMDENATURING; PSEUDOCHRONOLOGY; LEGITIMACY AND SOCIAL UNITY; 8 GOVERNMENT AND SOVEREIGN (Book 3); THE GOVERNMENT AND ITS TASK (3.1.1-7); ROUSSEAU'S MATHEMATICAL ANALOGIES (3.1-2); THE FORMS OF GOVERNMENT (3.3); DEMOCRACY AS A FORM OF GOVERNMENT (3.4); ARISTOCRACY AS A FORM OF GOVERNMENT (3.5); MONARCHY AS A FORM OF GOVERNMENT (3.6); MIXED FORMS (3.7); GEOGRAPHICAL DETERMINISM? (3.8-9); DEGENERATION AND COLLAPSE (3.10-11); THE WELL-ORDERED STATE; AGAINST REPRESENTATIVE SOVEREIGNTY (3.15); HOW DEMOCRATIC ARE ROUSSEAU'S INSTITUTIONS?; RECTITUDE, EFFICIENCY AND COMMONALITY
    9 CIVIL RELIGION (Book 4, Ch. 8)THE TEXT; THE HISTORY OF RELIGION (4.8.1-14); TYPES OF RELIGION IN RELATION TO THE STATE (4.8.15-30); ROUSSEAU'S POSITIVE PROGRAMME (4.8.31-5); CONCLUSION; 10 THE SOCIAL CONTRACT IN RETROSPECT; POLITICAL HOSTILITY; 'TOTALITARIANISM' AND THE GENERAL WILL; TOTAL ALIENATION; CONSTITUTIONALISM AND ELITE DOMINATION?; THE LAWGIVER, CIVIL RELIGION, DENATURING AND ENGULFMENT; THE PHILOSOPHICAL AFTERLIFE OF THE GENERAL WILL; IS THE SOCIAL CONTRACT CONTRACTARIAN?; ROUSSEAU'S ENDURING IMPORTANCE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; Index
    Rousseau'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 philosophyRousseau and the Social Contract will be essential reading for all students of philosophy and politics, and anyone coming to Rousseau for the first time.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis
  • Format: 1 online resource (225 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-415-20198-5
  • Subjects: Philosophy, French; Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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