A Discourse on Political Economy

A Discourse on Political Economy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
3.6/5 (129 ratings)
A revolutionary and controversial work, this book is a classic of political theory and a key source of democratic ideals. Rousseau's concepts of "the general will" as a way for individuals' self-interest to unite for a common good, and the individual's submission to government by contract, stand at the heart of democracy. A must-read book for all who care about the foundations of liberty. Newly designed and typeset in a modern 5.5-by-8.5-inch format by Waking Lion Press.
Language
English
Pages
76
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Waking Lion Press
Release
July 30, 2008
ISBN
1600964567
ISBN 13
9781600964565

A Discourse on Political Economy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
3.6/5 (129 ratings)
A revolutionary and controversial work, this book is a classic of political theory and a key source of democratic ideals. Rousseau's concepts of "the general will" as a way for individuals' self-interest to unite for a common good, and the individual's submission to government by contract, stand at the heart of democracy. A must-read book for all who care about the foundations of liberty. Newly designed and typeset in a modern 5.5-by-8.5-inch format by Waking Lion Press.
Language
English
Pages
76
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Waking Lion Press
Release
July 30, 2008
ISBN
1600964567
ISBN 13
9781600964565

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