5: The Confessions and Correspondence, Including the Letters to Malesherbes (Collected Writings of Rousseau)
Huge Savings Item! Free Shipping Included! Save 20% on the 5: The Confessions and Correspondence, Including the Letters to Malesherbes (Collected Writings of Rousseau) by Brand: Dartmouth at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. When Rousseau first read his Confessions to a 1770 gathering in Paris, reactions varied from admiration of his candor to doubts about his sanity to
Based on his doctrine of natural goodness, Rousseau intended the Confessions as a testing ground to explore his belief that, as Christopher Kelly writes, "people are to be measured by the depth and nature of their feelings." Re-created here in a meticulously documented new translation based on the definitive Pléiade edition, the work represents Rousseau's attempt to forge connections among his beliefs, his feelings, and his life. More than a "behind-the-scenes look at the private life of a public man," Kelly writes, "the Confessions is at the center of Rousseau's philosophical enterprise."
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