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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The Way of the World (1700)
The Shortest-Way with the Dissenters (1702)
Battle of the Books (1704)
Opticks (pub. 1704)
A Tale of a Tub (1704)
New Essays Concerning Human Understanding (Leibniz) (c. 1705)
On the Conduct of the Understanding (pub. 1706)
Hints Towards an Essay on Conversation (1709)
The Principles of Human Knowledge (1710)
Journal to Stella (1710-13; pub. 1766)
An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity (1711)
Essay on Criticism (1711)
Rape of the Lock (1712; rev. 1714, 1717)
Three Dialogues (1713)
Monadology (1714)
Minor Poems (Pope) (1717?)
The Education of Women (1719)
Robinson Crusoe (1719)
A Letter of Advice to a Young Poet (1721)
Persian Letters (1721)
Moll Flanders (1723)
Gulliver's Travels (1726)
On the Death of Esther Johnson (Stella) (1729)
A Modest Proposal (1729)
Essay on Man (1733-34)
Letters on the English (1734)
A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics (1735)
Journals (Wesley) (1735-1786)
A Treatise of Human Nature (1739)
Joseph Andrews (1742)
A Hunting Song (or, A Hunting We Will Go) (c. 1745?)
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections (1746)
Zadig (1747)
Essays Moral and Political (Hume) (1748)
An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
Of the Original Contract (1748)
Spirit of Laws (1748)
Tom Jones (1749)
The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749)
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