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On the Social Contract (Second Edition)

On the Social Contract (Second Edition)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Translated by Donald A. Cress
Introduction and New Annotation by David Wootton

Forthcoming - March 2019 - 176 pp.

Format ISBN Price Qty
Paper 978-1-62466-785-5
$10.00
Examination 978-1-62466-785-5
$2.00

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Forthcoming - March 2019


This new edition features a revision by Donald A. Cress of his bestselling 1987 translation of On the Social Contract together with Introduction, footnotes, and chronology by David Wootton, one of our leading historians of the Enlightenment.

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Forthcoming - pre-orders will ship when the book is released in March 2019.

This new edition features a revision by Donald A. Cress of his bestselling 1987 translation of On the Social Contract together with Introduction, footnotes, and chronology by David Wootton, one of our leading historians of the Enlightenment.

 

About the Authors:

Donald A. Cress is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin–Parkside. His translations include Rousseau's The Basic Political Writings, Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy, and Descartes' Discourse on Method—all published by Hackett.

David Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History, University of York. His translations of Machiavelli: Selected Political Writings, More's Utopia, and Voltaire's Candide—as well as his Divine Right and Democracy: An Anthology of Political Writing in Stuart England, his edition of Locke: Political Writings, and his The Essential Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers—are also available from Hackett. He is also the author of Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison (Harvard University Press).