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JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1712 - 1778)

I am not made like anyone I have seen; I dare believe that I am not made like anyone in existence. If I am not superior, at least I am different.  (Confessions)

Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains (Emile)

ASSOCIATIONS

CONFERENCES

  • The Enduring Challenge of Rousseau’s Thought, Tercentenary Conference, Colorado College and Rousseau Association / Association Rousseau, Colorado Springs, Colorado, December 13–15, 2012

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Britain, University of Leeds, June 28-29, 2012

  • Rousseau's Republics, Seventeenth Biennial Colloquium, Rousseau Association, Department of Philosophy, Bristol University, June 21-23, 2011
  • Rousseau's Legacies / Fortunes de Rousseau, Sixteenth Biennial Colloquium, Rousseau Association, University of California, Los Angeles, June 25-28, 2009
    Rousseau and Revolution, Institute of Philosophy and the History of Ideas, University of Aarhus, March 13- 15, 2009
  • Rousseau in England: Enlightenment, Revolution, Romanticism, Institute for English Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, May 6, 2006

COURSES

SOURCES: PRIMARY

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  • Anthologies:

    • The Social Contract and the First and Second Discourses.  Ed. Susan Dunn.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2002.

    • Selections.  2 Vols.  Ed. Victor Gourevitch.  Cambridge: CUP, 1997.

      • 'The Social Contract' and Other Later Political Writings.  Vol. 2. 

      • 'The Discourses' and Other Early Political Writings .  Vol.1 

    • Collected Writings.  10 Vols.  Ed. Roger D. Masters and Christopher Kelley.  Hanover: U of New England P, 1990-1997.

    • Basic Political Writings.  Trans. Donald A. Cress.  Intro. Peter Gay.  Indianapolis: Hackett, 1987.

    • Political Writings: Discourse on Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy on Social Contract.  Ed. Alan Ritter and Julia Conaway Bondanella.  New York: Norton, 1987.
    • The First and Second Discourses and Essay on the Origin of Languages.  Ed. and trans. Victor Gourevitch.  New York: Harper and Row, 1986.
    • Indispensable RousseauEd. John Hope Mason.  Quartet, 1979.

    • Essential Rousseau.  Trans. Lowell Blair.  Intro. Matthew Josephson.  New York: Mentor, 1974.

    • Political Writings.  Ed. Charles Vaughan.  Burt Franklin, 1971.

    • The First and Second Discourses.  Ed. Roger D. Masters.  Trans. Roger D. and Judith R. Masters.  New York: St. Martin's, 1969.

    • Two Essays on the Origin of Language.  By Rousseau and J-G.  Herder.  Trans. John H. Moran and Alexander Gode.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1966.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Essai sur l'origine des langues, où il est parlé de la mélodie et de l'imitation musicale.  1781.

      • "On the Origin of Languages."  The First and Second Discourses and Essay on the Origin of Languages.  Ed. and trans. Victor Gourevitch.  New York: Harper and Row, 1986.  240-295.
      • "Essay on the Origin of Languages which Treats of Melody and Musical Imitation."  Trans. John H. Moran.  Two Essays on the Origin of Language.  By Herder and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1966.  1-74.

    • Rousseau juge de Jean-Jacques: Dialogues.  1780-1782.

      • Rousseau Judge of Jean-Jacques: Dialogues.  Trans Bush, Kelly and Masters.  Hanover: U of New England P, 1990.

    • Rêveries du promeneur solitaire.  1782.

      • Reveries of the Solitary Walker.  Trans. Peter France.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

    • Confessions.  Part I 1781.  Part II 1789.

      • The Confessions.  Trans. Angela Scholar.  Oxford: OUP, 2000.

      • Confessions.  Trans. J. M. Cohen.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1953.

    • Du Contrat social, ou principes du droit politique.  1762.

      • "The Social Contract."  Essential Rousseau.  Trans. Lowell Blair.  Intro. Matthew Josephson.  New York: Mentor, 1974.  1-124.

      • The Social Contract.  Trans. Maurice Cranston.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968.

      • The Social Contract.  Trans. G. D. H. Cole (and revised by J. H. Brumfitt and J. C. Hall).  Everyman, .

    • Émile, ou de l'Education.  1762.

      • Emile.  Trans. Barbara Foxley.  London: Everyman, 2000.

      • Emile.  Trans. Allan Bloom.  Harmondsworth: Penguin; New York: Basic, 1979.

      • "Creed of a Savoyard Priest."  Essential Rousseau.  Trans. Lowell Blair.  Intro. Matthew Josephson.  New York: Mentor, 1974.  231-.

      • Emile.  Trans. Barbara Foxley.  London: Dent, 1911.

    • Julie, ou la Nouvelle Héloise.  1761.

    • Discours sur l’Économie politique.  1755.

    • Discours sur l’Origine et les fondments de l’inégalité parmi les hommes.  1755.

      • "The Discourse on Inequality."  The First and Second Discourses and Essay on the Origin of Languages.  Ed. and trans. Victor Gourevitch.  New York: Harper and Row, 1986.  118-238.
      • "Discourse on Inequality."  Essential Rousseau.  Trans. Lowell Blair.  Intro. Matthew Josephson.  New York: Mentor, 1974.  125-202.
    • Discours sur les Sciences et les arts.  1750.

      • "Discourse on the Arts and Sciences."  Essential Rousseau.  Trans. Lowell Blair.  Intro. Matthew Josephson.  New York: Mentor, 1974.  203-230.

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SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Brooks, Thom, ed.  Rousseau and Law.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.

    • Lange, Lynda, ed.  Feminist Interpretations of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2002.
    • Riley, Patrick, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Rousseau.  Cambridge: CUP, 2004.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Babbitt, Irving.  Rousseau and Romanticism.  1919.

    • Bertram, Christopher.  Rousseau and the Social ContractLondon: Routledge, 2003.

    • Cassirer, Ernst.  The Question of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1989.

    • Charrak, André, and Jean Salem.  Rousseau et la philosophie.  Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2004.

    • Charvet, John.  The Social Problem in the Philosophy of Jean-Jacques RousseauCambridge: CUP, 1974.

    • Cranston, Maurice.  The Solitary Self: Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Exile and Adversity.  Vol. 3.  1999.

    • Cranston, Maurice.  The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762.  Vol. 2.  1991.

    • Cranston, Maurice.  Jean Jacques: the Early Life and Work, 1712-1754.  Vol. 1.  1983.

    • Damrosch, Leo.  Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius.  Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 2005.

    • Dent, Nicholas.  Rousseau.  London: Routledge, 2005.

    • Dent, Nicholas.  Rousseau: an Introduction to his Psychological, Social and Political Theory.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1988.

    • Derathé, Robert.  Jean-Jacques Rousseau et la science politique de son temps.  Paris: , 1970.

    • Dobinson, Charles.  Jean-Jacques Rousseau: his Thought and its Relevance Today.  London: Methuen, 1969.

    • Edmonds, David, and John Eidinow.  Rousseau's Dog: Two Great Thinkers at War in the Age of Enlightenment.  Ecco, 2006.

    • Garrard, Graeme.  Rousseau's Counter-Enlightenment: a Republican Critique of the Philosophes.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2003.

    • Gauthier, David.  Rousseau: the Sentiment of Existence.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

    • Gildin, Hilail.  Rousseau's Social ContractChicago: U of Chicago P, 1983.

    • Goldschmidt, Victor.  Anthropologie et politique: les Principes du système de Rousseau

    • Lévi-Strauss, Claude.  "Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Fondateur des sciences de l'homme."  Jean-Jacques Rousseau.  Neufchatel: La Baconniere, 1962.

      • "Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Founder of the Sciences of Man."  Structural Anthropology.  Vol. 2.  Trans. Monique Layton.  London: Allen Lane, 1976.  33-43.

    • Lovejoy, A. O.  "The Supposed Primitivism of Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality."  Modern Philology 21 (1923): 165-186. 

      • Essays in the History of Ideas.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1948.  14-37.

    • Masters, Roger D.  The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.  

    • Miller, James.  Rousseau, Dreamer of Democracy

    • O'Hagan, Timothy.  Rousseau.  London: Routledge, .

    • Qvortrup, Mads.  The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: the Impossibilty of Reason.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 2004.

    • Marks, Jonathan.  Perfection and Disharmony in the Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.  Cambridge: CUP, 2005.

    • Neuhouser, Frederick.  Rousseau's Theodicy of Self-Love: Evil, Rationality, and the Drive for Recognition.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.

    • Noone, J. B.  Rousseau's 'Social Contract': a Conceptual Analysis.  1981.

    • Roche, .  Rousseau: Stoic and Romantic

    • Simpson, Matthew.  Rousseau: a Guide for the Perplexed.  London: Continuum, 2007.

    • Simpson, Matthew.  Rousseau's Theory of Freedom.  London: Continuum, 2006.

    • Solomon, Robert C.  "The Discovery of the Self: Rousseau."  Continental Philosophy since 1750: the Rise and Fall of the Self.  Oxford: OUP, 1988.  1-21.

    • Starobinski, Jean.  Jean-Jacques Rousseau: la transparence et l’obstacle.  Paris: Plon, 1957.

      • Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Transparency and Obstruction.  Trans. Arthur Goldhammer.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1988.

    • Strong, Tracy B.  Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Politics of the Ordinary.  Londonn: Sage, 1994.

    • Swenson, James.  On Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Considered as One of the First Authors of the Revolution

    • Todorov, Tzvetan.  Frêle bonheur: Essai sur Rousseau.  Paris: Hachette, 1985. 

      • Frail Happiness: an Essay on Rousseau.  Trans. John B. Scott and Robert Zaretsky.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2004.

    • Williams, David Lay.  Rousseau's Platonic Enlightenment.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2007.

    • Wokler, Robert.  Rousseau: a Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: OUP, 2001.

    • Zaretsky, Robert, and John T. Scott.  The Philosophers' Quarrel: Rousseau, Hume, and the Limits of Human Understanding.  New Haven: Yale UP, 2009.

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