A Discourse on Political Economy

A Discourse on Political Economy

by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Overview

A revolutionary and controversial work, this book is a classic of political theory and a key source of democratic ideals. Rousseau's concepts of "the general will" as a way for individuals' self-interest to unite for a common good, and the individual's submission to government by contract, stand at the heart of democracy. A must-read book for all who care about the foundations of liberty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627300001
Publisher: Stonewell Press
Publication date: 10/19/2013
Pages: 50
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.12(d)

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