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Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies
Robert Wokler
Edited by Bryan Garsten
With an introduction by Christopher Brooke

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword: Bryan Garsten vii
Introduction: Christopher Brooke ix
Acknowledgements xv
Abbreviations Used in Citations of Rousseau’s Work xvii

Chapter 1. Perfectible Apes in Decadent Cultures: Rousseau’s Anthropology Revisited 1
Chapter 2. Rites of Passage and the Grand Tour: Discovering, Imagining and Inventing European Civilization in the Age of Enlightenment 29
Chapter 3. Rousseau on Rameau and Revolution 46
Chapter 4. Vagabond Reverie 68
Chapter 5. The Enlightenment Hostilities of Voltaire and Rousseau 80
Chapter 6. Rousseau’s Pufendorf: Natural Law and the Foundations of Commercial Society 88
Chapter 7. Rousseau’s Reading of the Book of Genesis and the Theology of Commercial Society 113
Chapter 8. The Manuscript Authority of Political Thoughts 121
Chapter 9. Preparing the Definitive Edition of the Correspondance de Rousseau 136
Chapter 10. Rousseau’s Two Concepts of Liberty 154
Chapter 11. The Enlightenment and the French Revolutionary Birth Pangs of Modernity 185
Chapter 12. Rousseau and Marx 214
Chapter 13. Ernst Cassirer’s Enlightenment: An Exchange with Bruce Mazlish 233
Chapter 14. Isaiah Berlin’s Enlightenment and Counter-Enlightenment 244
Chapter 15. Projecting the Enlightenment 260

Notes 279
Bibliography of the Published Work of Robert Wokler 363
Index 375

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