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Rousseau and Revolution (Story of Civilization, Vol 10) Will Durant

Rousseau and Revolution (Story of Civilization, Vol 10)

Will Durant

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ISBN : 9780671630584
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1114 pages
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Rousseau and Revolution, Volume 10 of Will & Ariel Durants Story of Civilization, ranges over a Europe in ferment, but centers on the passionate rebel-philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the great exponent of the romantic impulse towardMoreRousseau and Revolution, Volume 10 of Will & Ariel Durants Story of Civilization, ranges over a Europe in ferment, but centers on the passionate rebel-philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the great exponent of the romantic impulse toward self-exploration & social revolt, who contended with the great rationalist, Voltaire, for the mind of Europe. Rousseau condemned civilization as a disease, glorified the noble savage, proclaimed to the world with equal intensity his own love affairs & the natural Rights of Man, & became the patron saint of the Revolution & the worldwide social upheavals of two centuries.