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Émile

Perhaps the best answer to this question can be found in the book Émile, which was, essentially, a treatise on education. Rousseau begins by observing that "God makes all things good; man meddles...

Latest answer posted May 15, 2018 2:41 am UTC

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Émile

Rousseau's work sought to upset the proverbial "apple cart" of how society was seen and how it should be seen. Of the many ideas evident in Emile, the most dominant is that the existing social...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2011 11:02 am UTC

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Émile

Émile is a novel, but it is didactic in nature, aimed at elucidating key aspects of Rousseau's philosophy, particularly those relating to education. For wealthy Europeans, eighteenth-century...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2015 2:04 am UTC

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Émile

Rousseau combines a contemptuous attitude towards the intellectual powers of women with an insistence that they should be responsible for the education of the young. In a famous passage in book V...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2020 8:14 pm UTC

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