Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

And we’re back with more Rousseau! Written in 1754, the Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, also known as the Second Discourse, is the first instance in which Rousseau outlines his concept of human nature. The book also contains Rousseau’s fascinating theory on the origins of inequality in society (who could have guessed?).

PDF File: Discourse on the Origins of Inequality

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