Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: 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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Source/Notes: Variant: The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction. - The Social Contract, Or Principles of Political Right (1762)
Source/Notes: III, Ch. 15 - The Social Contract, Or Principles of Political Right (1762)

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