Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy", with the exception of the section dealing with "Emile", which is exclusive to this book.
It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, including:
"Discourse on the Origins and Basis of Inequality Among Men" (The Second Discourse),
"Discourse on Political Economy",
"The Social Contract, or Principles of Political Right",
"Émile: or, On Education"