Rousseau's "The Social Contract" : A Reader's Guide Hardback
Part of the Reader's Guides series
Rousseau's The Social Contract is one of the most important works of political thought in the history of philosophy.
Since its publication in 1762, it has been profoundly influential in shaping the historical developments of many societies and remains sharply relevant today. Geared towards the specific requirements of students coming to Rousseau's work for the first time, this Reader's Guide offers guidance on philosophical and historical context, key themes, reading the text, reception and influence and advice on further reading.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 146 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/11/2008
- Category: Social & political philosophy
- ISBN: 9780826498595