Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Born: June 28, 1712

Died: July 2, 1778 (aged 66)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought.

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Art bids us touch and taste and hear and see the world, and shrinks from what Blake calls mathematic form, from every abstract form, from all that is of the brain only.

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