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Rousseau and Revolution

A History of Civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the Remainder of Europe from 1715, to 1789 (Story of Civilization, 10)

by Will Durant

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • World - General,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Sale Adult - History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Europe,
  • France,
  • Germany,
  • Civilization,
  • Sale Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8673341M
    ISBN 101567310214
    ISBN 109781567310214


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The Story of Civilization, with its tenth volume, Rousseau and Revolution. Around the towering and perplexing personality of Rousseau who set spinning the whirlpool of ideology, both Left and Right, the authors recreate in vivid narrative style the growth of eighteenth century intellectual, moral and political dissent, the summit and decline of autocratic rule, religious/5.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rousseau and Revolution: The Story of Civilization, Volume X/5(10). Rousseau and Revolution, the tenth volume of The 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 and social revolt, who contended with the great rationalist Voltaire for the mind of Europe/5(18).

Rousseau and the French Revolution. Rousseau died in when France was at the height of its Enlightenment. At the time of his death, Rousseau’s writings were well known in France, though he had not exerted the influence that he would when France entered its revolution.

The full book is available in hardcover or e-book at Jean-Jacques Rousseau (UK: / ˈ r uː s oʊ /, US: / r uː ˈ s oʊ /; French: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso]; 28 June – 2 July ) was a Genevan philosopher, writer and political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the Rousseau and Revolution book Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational : 18th-century philosophy, (early modern philosophy).

Rousseau and Revolution, the 10th volume of the 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 and social revolt, who contended with the great rationalist Voltaire for the mind of Europe.

Rousseau. The book concludes with James Swenson's "Rousseau, the Revolution, and the Republic," which outlines the republican dimensions of Rousseau's political philosophy, where republicanism is associated less with the general will than with a particular a way of life ().

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With all the flair we've come to expect from the Lunts of historical scholarship, that chronicle, The Story of Civilization, rings down the curtain with its tenth and final volume, Rousseau and Revolution, a triumphant farewell performance, fully justifying the Durants' ""belief that historiography has been too departmentalized, and that some of us should try to write history.

Rousseau’s influence during the Revolution is generally considered to have been at its strongest from to the fall of Robespierre in Madame Roland, the muse of the Girondins, worshipped him; Robespierre found in Rousseau not just a source of ideas, but a moral ideal, a figure with whom he identified without reservation.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss-born philosopher, writer, and political theorist whose treatises and novels inspired the leaders of the French Revolution and the Romantic generation. Although he was the least academic of modern philosophers, he was also in. A Rousseau and Revolution book of Book I, Chapters in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's The Social Contract.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Social Contract and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Get this from a library. Rousseau and revolution. [Holger Ross Lauritsen; Mikkel Thorup;] -- The political philosophy of the 18th century philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau has long been associated with the dramatic events of the French Revolution.

In this book, an international team of. YouTube Premium Loading Get YouTube without the ads. 1 month free. Find out why Close. Will Durant Rousseau Rocky C. Loading Unsubscribe from. Emile, or On Education (French: Émile, ou De l’éducation) is a treatise on the nature of education and on the nature of man written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who considered it to be the "best and most important" of all his writings.

Due to a section of the book entitled "Profession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar", Emile was banned in Paris and Geneva and was publicly burned inAuthor: Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Along with Rousseau’s political treatise, The Social Contract (also published in ), Emile was banned and copies of the book were publicly burned. The author was exiled. This severe response helped make Rousseau—already famous in Europe as a novelist—world-renowned as a philosopher, an honor that endures n: Books Description: Rousseau and Revolution, the tenth volume of The 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 and social revolt, who contended with the great rationalist Voltaire for the mind of Europe.

Rousseau and Revolution, Volume 10 of Will and Ariel Durant's 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 and social revolt, who contended with the great rationalist, Voltaire, for the mind of Europe/5(5).

Rousseau and Revolution: A history of civilization in France, England, and Germany fromand in the remainder of Europe from to (The story of civilization / Will and Ariel Durant) Rated stars. Acknowledgements This book grew out of the presentations and engaged discussions at the conference ‘Rousseau and Revolution’ that the editors hosted at the Uni-File Size: KB.

Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June -- 2 July ) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His. Rousseau returns to Paris after about four months—back to the grind.

Really, he's worried about Voltaire settling close to Geneva. Rousseau thinks Voltaire will stir up a revolution in the city. (If only Rousseau could see the French Revolution on the horizon.) Although one pal falls through, Venture visits Rousseau back in France.

The French Revolution was inspired by the philosophies of Locke and Rousseau. From Locke, and English philosopher who lived untilcame the ideas of empiricism, epistemology and the Social Contract. Jean Jacques Rousseau was the inspiration behind conservative, liberal and socialist theory.

Rousseau inspired such thinkers as Hegel and Freud. The Story of Civilization, Volume X: winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany fromand in the rest of Europe from to Rousseau and Revolution: The Story of Civilization, Volume X.

Will Durant, Ariel Durant. Preview this book. The book explores Rousseau's own conceptions of violence and revolution in contrast to those of other thinkers such as Hegel and Fanon and in connection with his ideas on democracy.

Historical analyses also consider Rousseau's thinking in light of the French Revolution in particular and the European revolutions that have followed it. Voltaire was a french philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on Christianity as a whole, especially the established Catholic Church.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century, mainly active in France. Rousseau and Revolution. Jean Starobinski. Ap Issue. On Jean-Jacques Rousseau Considered as One of the First Authors of the Revolution.

she published a quite remarkable series of Lettres sur les écrits et le caractère de J.-J. Rousseau, in which she expressed enthusiasm for the man while disagreeing with him over the role of. Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Father of the French Revolution Grace Denison The following is based on the presentation and slides of Grace Denison: Rousseau as a revolutionary thinker and philosopher begins by questioning the premise of society as the protector and arbiter of good.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau () is the philosopher of the French revolution; he criticizes Hobbes for assuming that the human in the “state of nature has no idea of goodness; he must be naturally wicked; that he is vicious because he does not know virtue.”Rousseau assumes the opposite: in the natural state, humans have “uncorrupted morals“; not in the sense of a.

The Story of Civilization: Rousseau and revolution; a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany fromand in the remainder of Europe from to Volume 10 of The Story of Civilization, Ariel Durant: Authors: Will Durant, Ariel Durant: Publisher: Simon and Schuster, Original from: the University of Virginia.

Get this from a library. Rousseau and Revolution. [Holger Ross Lauritsen; Mikkel Thorup;] -- The political philosophy of the 18th century philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau has long been associated with the dramatic events of the French Revolution. In this book, an international team of.

Another philosopher Rousseau influenced is Robespierre, who adopted the Social Contract theory of government as well as Rousseau’s ethical and political philosophies. Robespierre was an influential figure in the French Revolution, and an advocate for the abolition of slavery and supporter of equality of rights.

Rousseau and Revolution - Rousseau and Revolution audiobook, by Will Durant The Pulitzer Prize–winning volume on European civilization by acclaimed historians Will and Ariel DurantRousseau and Revolution, the tenth volume of the Story of Civilization, ranges over a Europe in ferment, but centers on the passionate rebel—philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 5/5.

A NOTE ON BOOKS. There are few good books in English on Rousseau’s politics. By far the best treatment is to be found in Mr. Bernard Bosanquet’s Philosophical Theory of the State.

Viscount Morley’s Rousseau is a good life, but is not of much use as a criticism of views; Mr. Boyd’s The Educational Theory of Rousseau contains some fairly good chapters on the political views.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, – CE, was a philosopher of the 18th century who mostly lived and was active in political philosophy influenced western Europe, including aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political thought.

THE CULT OF ROUSSEAU AND THE FRENCH REVOLUTION BY GORDON H. McNEIL The influence of Jean-Jacques Rousseau on the French Revolu-tion is a familiar theme, and a great deal has been written during the years in attempting to assess that influence.

Yet only a few vague and general conclusions have been advanced, and they are subject to serious. The Social Contract Jean-Jacques Rousseau The first societies BOOK 1 This little treatise is salvaged from a much longer work that I abandoned long ago, having started it without thinking about whether I was capable of pulling it off.

Of various bits that might be rescued from what I had written of that longer work, what IFile Size: KB. About Rousseau and Revolution The political philosophy of the 18th century philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau has long been associated with the dramatic events of the French Revolution.

In this book, an international team of scholars has been brought together to examine the connection between Rousseau's thought and the revolutionary traditions.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (French: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso]; 28 June – 2 July ) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought. Rousseau's novel Émile, or On Education is a treatise on the education.

Arguing that the question of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s relationship to the Enlightenment has been eclipsed and seriously distorted by his association with the French Revolution, Graeme Garrard presents the first book-length case that shows Rousseau as the pivotal figure in the emergence of Counter-Enlightenment by:.

About Rousseau and Revolution The political philosophy of the 18 th century philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau has long been associated with the dramatic events of the French Revolution.

In this book, an international team of scholars has been brought together to examine the connection between Rousseau's thought and the revolutionary traditions.However, thirty-two years later, inafter the ##French Revolution## his remains were transported to the Pantheon in Paris and he was buried as a national hero.

The Social Contract was the foremost influence on the intellectual development of the French Revolution, and that stormy period in history is our best example of Rousseau's ideas.Yet Rousseau was not an apostle of revolution, as was Marx. The Social Contract does not end with a call to arms, as does the Communist Manifesto.

In fact, to see that Rousseau was not calling for a rebellion, one has only to read and reflect upon the words that follow his famous assertion that "Man was born free, but everywhere he is in chains.".