This book, first published in 1931, provides a valuable account of Rousseau’s early years, giving an insight into his later philosophies, as well as showing the development of his thought.
1. Jean-Jacques’s First Confession 2. Days of Unrest 3. ‘Mamma’ 4. Vagabondage 5. A Family of Three 6. Madame de Larnage 7. Les Charmettes 8. Paris Society 9. Therese Levasseur 10. The Peasant of the Danube 11. The Hermitage 12. The Keep of Glory 13. The Refugee of Motiers-Travers 14. England 15. Apology for the ‘Confessions’ 16. The Copyist of Music 17. Ermenonville 18. Le Blanc des Meres
This collection reissues 17 titles that provide an excellent overview of 18th century philosophy – as well as the debates that surround the topic. Featuring works on Berkeley, Hume, Kant and Rousseau, among others, the collection examines a host of philosophical arguments by the leading thinkers of the time. It is an essential reference collection.