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Rousseau

1. Henri , known as le Douanier. 1844--1910, French painter, who created bold dreamlike pictures, often of exotic landscapes in a naive style. Among his works are Sleeping Gypsy (1897) and Jungle with a Lion (1904--06). He also worked as a customs official
2. Jean Jacques . 1712--78, French philosopher and writer, born in Switzerland, who strongly influenced the theories of the French Revolution and the romantics. Many of his ideas spring from his belief in the natural goodness of man, whom he felt was warped by society. His works include Du contrat social (1762), ?mile (1762), and his Confessions (1782)
3. Th?odore . 1812--67, French landscape painter: leader of the Barbizon school
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Alluding to the familiar Cartesian concept of the animal-machine, Rousseau apparently follows tradition in confining the animal firmly within the realm of deterministic nature:
As we learnt last week, Rousseau was on the run in 1766, his radical thoughts on politics and religion having stirred up a hornet's nest back in France.
Essays analyze the complex and manifold ways that British Romantic writers engaged with French philosopher Rousseau (1712-78).
ECONOMY: When he was 24 years old, Rousseau began to work for the French government collecting tolls from farmers as they traveled to markets to sell their goods.
In this book, Warner substantiates the continuing worth of engaging with Rousseau when thinking about the complexities of the human condition.
Rousseau joins Gritstone with experience in both the biotechnology industry and academia.
Rousseau and Dignity: Art Serving Humanity commemorates the 2012 University of Notre Dame lecture series dedicated to philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau and his idea of a social contract.
Para llevar adelante este proposito, la autora considera el devenir de la propia nocion de amor de si mismo en la obra de Rousseau y la tension a la que la nocion esta sujeta debido tanto a la posibilidad de convertirse en amor propio concentrado como de propiciar el desarrollo de un amor propio expansivo de pasiones amables y virtuosas hacia el resto de los seres humanos.
Palabras clave: Rousseau, paisaje, sublime, libertad.
In the semis defending champ Andy Rousseau manhandled Reddy, leading 21-1, 11-3 before Reddy was unable to complete the match because of shoulder pain.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau has been accused of many things--of naivete; of inspiring and providing justification for the French Revolution and its accompanying Reign of Terror; of disregard or disdain for orthodox religions, particularly Christianity; of misogyny; of being hopelessly lost in contradiction; and of being unsympathetic to modern notions of political rights.
Synopsis: Critics have claimed that Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a primitivist uncritically preoccupied with "noble savages" and that he remained oblivious to the African slave trade.