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Exact title of the book
Discourse on the Arts and Sciences (Illustrated)
Book author
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Book edition
Kindle Edition
Number of pages
147 pages
Language
English
ISBN (ASIN)
B011IWVDAO
Published
July 12th 2015 by www.WealthOfNation.com
File size (in PDF)
588 kB
Discourse on the Arts and Sciences (Illustrated)

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The book has an active table of contents for easy access to each chapter. Jean Jacques Rousseau was a great philosopher and one of the founders of the modern system of philosophy. He is in the row with the greatest thinkers as Aristotle, Isaac Newton, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, David Hume, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, and John Stuart Mill.

Their thoughts has had strong influence on building the foundation of the United States and its endeavor of open society. In 1750, Rousseau published Discourse on the Arts and Sciences. It is commonly regarded as his First Discourse and it is considered one of his most important works.

He argued in the essay that the arts and sciences corrupted human morality. It was Rousseau's first successful philosophical work. He declared the views about nature vs. society that ran through Social Contract and the other later works.

The essay also has had the most impact on Enlightenment. It is regarded as the most important work in Western culture. Rousseau’s work has produced great influence on modern philosophy and logic.

His view became widely recognised as the foremost philosophical voice and his influence has been felt in nearly every field of the humanities and social sciences. This book is one of the most important ones about Philosophy, Enlightenment, Arts, and Sciences by Rousseau, one of the greatest thinkers of modern philosophy on the planet.