A new translation of Rousseau's key works. A one stop shop for students of french, politics, philosophy and history.
Arguing that a state's political power should lie with its people, these pieces from The Social Contract inspired the French revolution.
Since its first publication in 1762, Of the Social Contract has shaped political thinking. Viewed by some as a revolutionary statement of democratic freedoms and by others as a precursor of tyranny, it has guided and inspired activists from the