Introducing Rousseau: A Graphic Guide

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Paperback. Pub Date :2011-11-22 Pages: 176 Language: English Publisher: Totem Books Illustrated guide to the crucial French philosopher who denied bring a philosopher at all I am like no one else in the whole world ... Thus begins. Jean-Jacques Rousseaus defiant Confessions - an autobiography of astounding psychological insight Musician. poet. novelist and botanist. but above all. a philosopher who firmly denied being one. Rousseau was the first to ask:. What is the value of civilization His answer - that civilization corrupts natural goodness and increases social inequalities -. shocked his Enlightenment contemporaries and still challenges us today Did Rousseau inspire the French Revolution Can Romanticism. psychoanalysis and Existentialism all be traced back to him Introducing Rousseau presents a maverick thinker whose ideas revolutionized our understanding of childhood. e...

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Dave Robinson has taught philosophy for many years and is the author of numerous Introducing titles. He is now a part-time lecturer in Critical Studies and lives in Devon. Oscar Zarate is one of the UK's leading graphic artists. He has illustrated numerous Introducing titles. His graphic novel A Small Killing won the Will Eisner Prize.

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