Politics and the Arts: Letter to M. d'Alembert on the Theatre

Politics and the Arts: Letter to M. d'Alembert on the Theatre

Jean-Jacques Rousseau Allan Bloom
3.7/5 (136 ratings)
This excellent translation makes available a classic work central to one of the most interesting controversies of the eighteenth century: the quarrel between Rousseau and Voltaire. Besides containing some of the most sensitive literary criticism ever written , the book is an excellent introduction to the principles of classical political thought. It demonstrates the paradoxes of Rousseau's thought and clearly displays the temperament that led him to repudiate the hopes of the Enlightenment.
Language
English
Pages
196
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Release
October 31, 1968
ISBN
0801490715
ISBN 13
9780801490712

Politics and the Arts: Letter to M. d'Alembert on the Theatre

Jean-Jacques Rousseau Allan Bloom
3.7/5 (136 ratings)
This excellent translation makes available a classic work central to one of the most interesting controversies of the eighteenth century: the quarrel between Rousseau and Voltaire. Besides containing some of the most sensitive literary criticism ever written , the book is an excellent introduction to the principles of classical political thought. It demonstrates the paradoxes of Rousseau's thought and clearly displays the temperament that led him to repudiate the hopes of the Enlightenment.
Language
English
Pages
196
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Release
October 31, 1968
ISBN
0801490715
ISBN 13
9780801490712

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