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Discourse on political economy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Discourse on political economy

and the social contract

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe social contract., Contract social.
StatementJean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated with an introduction and with notes by Christopher Betts.
SeriesOxford world"s classics
ContributionsBetts, C. J. 1936-, Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix,216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21996886M
ISBN 100192835971

  In the Discourse on Political Economy Rousseau discusses how the rich purchase arts (especially luxury items) to distinguish themselves from the poor (Cole ). The General Will could put an end to this, but Rousseau recommends that it does not (instead suggesting the taxation of luxury goods as a solution (Cole )), allowing humans to.


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Discourse on Political Economy essentially takes the next step after the famous Discourse on Inequality - asking how we can legitimize and improve such a corrupt society. It does not have easy answers but does reject the seemingly obvious one that we return to a primitive state; Rousseau has often been charged with this, but he actually explicitly denies it.4/5(1).

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The Discourse on Political Economy is an article first published in Diderot's Encyclopaedia, and shows the direction of Rousseau's thinking he finalised in this work. The Social Contract has been seen as democratic by some and as a harbinger of totalitarianism by others/5(6). : A Discourse on Political Economy (): Rousseau, Jean Jacques: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address Best Sellers 4/5(1).

This chapter contains sections titled: The Definition of Political Economy. The General Will and Political Economy. “The General Will [is] the First Principle of Public Economy”. The Second Rule of Political Economy. Political Economy and Public Education.

Third Rule of Political Economy. “The Distinction between Necessaries and Superfluities”.Cited by: I was assigned this book for a class in Political Theory.

This is a good translation of Rousseau's work. Good read goog. Great book and excellent service. Origin of Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, Contract, The State of War (Hackett Classics) Discourse on the Origin of Inequality (Hackett Classics) Discourse on the Origin of. A Discourse on Political Economy By Jean-Jacques Rousseau The word Economy, or OEconomy, is derived from oikos, a house, and nomos, law, and meant originally only the wise and legitimate government of the house for the common good of the whole family.

The meaning of the term was then extended to the government of that great family, the State. It need, therefore, cause no surprise that a work probably written before the Discourse on Inequality should contain the germs of the theory given in full in the Social Contract.

The Discourse on Political Economy is important as giving the first sketch of the theory of the “General Will.” It will readily be seen that Rousseau does not mean by “political economy”.

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As Foley writes in his introduction, ‘political economy saw Ireland as economically backward being overpopulated Author: Matthew Skwiat. Also included in this edition is Rousseau's Discourse on Political Economy", a key transitional work between his Discourse on Inequality and The Social Contract.

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Rousseau's concepts of "the general will" as a way for individuals' self-interest to unite for a common good, and the individual's submission to government by contract, stand at the heart of : Jean Jacques Rousseau. principles of political economy; but no student can properly pass by these great additions for the right understanding of the science.

His “Logical Method of Political Economy”() is a clear and able statement of the process to be adopted in an economic investigation, and is a book of exceptional merit and. Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings: Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, On the Social Contract, The State of War Hackett Classics: Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Contributors: Donald A.

Cress, David Wootton: Edition: 2: Publisher: Hackett Publishing, ISBN. The volume also contains the opening chapter of the manuscript version of the Contract, together with the long article on Political Economy, a work traditionally between the Contract and Rousseau's earlier masterpiece, the Discourse on Inequality.

Includes the Second Discourse (complete with the author s extensive notes), contemporary critiques by Voltaire, Diderot, Bonnet, and LeRoy, Rousseau s replies (some never before translated), and Political Economy, which first outlined principles that were to become famous in the Social Contract/5.

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The book has an active table of contents for easy access to each chapter. Jean Jacques Rousseau was a great philosopher Brand: InRousseau published Discourse on Political Economy.

It is a revolutionary work and is regarded as his Third Discourse. The essay is also viewed as the classic of political theory and a key source of democratic ideals of Western : The Basic Political Writings: Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality Among Men, Discourse on Political Economy, On the Social.

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Cress, Donald A.; Wootton, David. Discourse on Political Economy and The Social Contract. by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,Christopher Betts. Oxford World's Classics. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: OUP Oxford.

Ultimately, however, political power turns against them and enslaves all, generating despotism. The third Discourse, hereafter the Discourse on Political Economy, prefigures Rousseau's work in the Social Contract. The question arises of how political order should be structured in modern civil society.

Book Description. Political economy, in its various guises and transfigurations, is a research philosophy that presents both social commentary and theoretical progress and is concerned with a number of different topics: politics, regulation and governance, production systems, social relations, inequality and development amongst many others.

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Of the Social Contract: Or Principles of Political Right and Discourse on Political Economy by Jean-Jacques Rousseau A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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It argues concisely but eloquently, that the basis of. Looks at the deeply controversial role of political economy, and especially the policy of laissez-faire, during the Great Irish Famine.

For its defenders, the free market was a self-regulating system and 'interference' with it by the state was fraught with danger; for its critics, state 'intervention' was crucial to save human lives.The Discourse of Neoliberalism offers a critical political economy-meets-poststructuralist perspective on the relationship between neoliberalism and power.

By advancing a geographical approach to understanding the discursive formations and material consequences of neoliberalism, the book exposes how processes of neoliberalization are shot.The book has an active table of contents for easy access to each chapter of the following titles: 1.

DISCOURSE ON THE ARTS AND SCIENCES - JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU. 2. DISCOURSE ON THE ORIGIN AND BASIS OF INEQUALITY AMONG MEN - JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU. 3. DISCOURSE ON POLITICAL ECONOMY - JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU.