Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

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List of Works
[Confessions]   [Emile]   [On the Origin of Inequality]   [On Political Economy]   [Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar]   [The Social Contract]  


Confessions (c. 1762; Pub. 1782)
  • Text file (1,510KB) at EServer.org (translated by W. Conyngham Mallory)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by J.M. Cohen (Penguin, 1953).
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Emile (or, On Education) (1762) [HTR,HC]
  • French Scans (Multi-page) at Gallicia
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (translated by Barbara Foxley)

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  • Paperback edition (Everymans Library, 1993, 533 pg).
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On the Origin of Inequality (1754) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at The Constitution Society (translated by G.D.H. Cole)
  • Text file (204KB) at The Constitution Society (translated by G.D.H. Cole)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Donald A. Cress (Hackett Pub. Co., 1992).
  • Paperback edition, also includes Discourse on Political Economy and On the Social Contract, translated by Julia Bondanella (W.W. Norton & Co., 1987).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, also includes Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts; translated by Ian Johnston.
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On Political Economy (1755) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • HTML (Single page, 98KB) at The Constitution Society (translator unknown)
  • Text file (90KB) at The Constitution Society (translator unknown)

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  • Paperback edition, included with On the Social Contract, translated by Judith Masters (St. Martins Press, 1978, 245 pg).
  • Paperback edition, also includes Discourse on Inequality and On the Social Contract, translated by Julia Bondanella (W.W. Norton & Co., 1987).
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Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar [HTR,HC]
This is a section from the second half of Emile.
  • HTML (5 pages) at Bartleby.com (translator unknown)
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The Social Contract (1762) [GBF,GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at The Constitution Society (translated by G.D.H. Cole)
  • Text file (256KB) at The Constitution Society (translated by G.D.H. Cole)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by Maurice Cranston (Penguin, 1987).
  • Paperback edition, includes Political Economy, translated by Judith Masters (St. Martins Press, 1978, 245 pg).
  • Paperback edition, also includes Discourse on Inequality and Discourse On Political Economy, translated by Julia Bondanella (W.W. Norton & Co., 1987).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston.
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