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Debates approximately freedom, an amazing continuously contested, have been first set out of their sleek model by means of the eighteenth-century French thinker Jean-Jacques Rousseau. His rules and analyses have been taken up in the course of the philosophical enlightenment, frequently invoked through the French Revolution, and nonetheless resonate in modern discussions of freedom. This quantity examines Rousseau's many methods to the idea that of freedom, within the context of his proposal on literature, faith, track, theater, ladies, the physique, and the humanities. Its professional members move disciplinary frontiers to increase thought-provoking new angles on Rousseau's proposal. by way of taking freedom because the guideline in their research, the essays shape a cohesive account of Rousseau's writings.

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