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Letter to Beaumont, letters written from the mountain, and related writings

Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1712-1778. Christopher Kelly; Eve Grace; Judith R Bush

c2001

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  • Title:
    Letter to Beaumont, letters written from the mountain, and related writings
  • Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1712-1778.
  • Christopher Kelly; Eve Grace; Judith R Bush
  • Description: Machine generated contents note: Pastoral Letter ofHis Grace the Archbishop -- ofParis i -- Translated by Christopher Kelly -- Letter to Beaumont 17 -- Translated by Judith R. Bush and Christopher Kelly -- Fragments of the Letter to Christophe de Beaumont 84 -- Translated by Christopher Kelly -- History of the Government of Geneva o02 -- Translated by Christopher Kelly -- Letters Written from the Mountain 131 -- Translated by Judith R. Bush and Christopher Kelly -- FIRST PART -- First Letter I34 -- State of the question in relation to theAuthor Whether it is within the competence -- of the civil Tribunals. Unjust manner of resolving it. -- Second Letter 153 -- On the Religion of Geneva. Principles of the Reformation. -- TheAuthor opens the discussion of mirales. -- Third Letter 169 -- Continuation of the same Subject. Short examination ofsome other accusations. -- Fourth Letter 188 -- TheAuthor assumes himself to beguilty; he compares the proceedings to the Law. -- Fifth Letter 200 -- Continuation of the same Subject. urprudence drawn from roceedings done in similar cases. -- Goal of theAuthor in publishing the profession offaith. -- Sixth Letter 229 -- Whether it is true that the Author attacks Governments. Short analysis of his Book. -- The proceeding done in Geneva is without precedent, and has not been foUowed in any country. -- SECOND PART -- Seventh Letter 237 -- Present State of the Government of Geneva, settled by the Edict of the Mediation. -- Eighth Letter 256 -- Spirit of that Edict. Counterweight that itgives to theAristocratic Power. Undertaking -- of the small Council to annihilate this counterweight by means of deeds. Conclusion. -- Ninth Letter 283 -- Manner of reasoning of the Author of the Letters Writtenfrom the Country. -- His truegoal in this Writing. Choice of these examples. Character -- of the Bourgeoisie of Geneva. Proof byfacts. Conclusion. -- The Vision ofPierre of the Mountain, -- Called the Seer 307 -- Translated by Christopher Kelly -- Notes 315 -- Index 331.
    Rousseau's responses to the religious and political critics of his works
  • Publication Date: c2001
  • Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College : University Press of New England
  • Format: 1 online resource (369 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-61168-285-1
  • Subjects: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 -- Censorship; Church and state -- Early works to 1800; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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