The Social Contract (Paperback)

The Social Contract By Jean-Jacques Rousseau, G. D. H. Cole (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jean-Jacques Rousseau, G. D. H. Cole (Translated by)
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This book edition of "The Social Contract" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is a 1762 book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a political community in the face of the problems of commercial society, which he had already identified in his Discourse on Inequality (1754). The Social Contract helped inspire political reforms or revolutions in Europe, especially in France. The Social Contract argued against the idea that monarchs were divinely empowered to legislate. Rousseau asserts that only the people, who are sovereign, have that all-powerful right.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788027277742
ISBN-10: 8027277744
Publisher: Musaicum Books
Publication Date: February 15th, 2022
Pages: 104
Language: English