The Social Contract
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2010
Number of pages: 158
Rousseau's influential 1762 work, in which he argues that all government is fundamentally flawed and that modern society is based on a system of inequality. The philosopher proposes an alternative system for the development of self-governing, self-disciplined citizens.
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