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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Brave New World (1932)
The Degrees of Knowledge (1932)
The Two Sources of Morality and Religion (1932)
On War (pub. 1932)
Where is Science Going (1932)
Adventures of Ideas (1933)
Joseph and his Brothers (1933-43)
On the Method of Theoretical Physics (1933)
New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (1933)
Why War? (1933)
Art as Experience (1934)
A Study of History (1934-61)
Tortilla Flat (1935)
Absalom, Absalom! (1936)
True Humanism (1936)
Anthem (1937)
The Hobbit (1937)
Of Mice and Men (1937)
The Evolution of Physics (1938)
Logic, the Theory of Inquiry (1938)
Nausea (1938)
Finnegans Wake (1939)
The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)
How to Read a Book (1940; revised 1972)
An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth (1940)
The Moon is Down (1942)
The Myth of Sisyphus (1942)
The Rights of Men and Natural Law (1942)
The Screwtape Letters (1942)
The Stranger (1942)
The Abolition of Man (1943)
Being and Nothingness (1943)
The Fountainhead (1943)
The Glass Bead Game (1943)
Heredity and its Variability (1943)
The Road to Serfdom (1944)
Persons and Places (1944-53)
No Exit (1944)
Animal Farm (1945)
Cannery Row (1945)
Politics and the English Language (1946)
The Pearl (1947)
The Plague (1947)
Civilization on Trial (1948)
Human Knowledge; Its Scope and Limits (1948)
1984 (1949)
Scientific Autobiography (Planck) (pub. 1949)
Barn Burning (pub. 1950?)
The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-56)
The Rebel (1951)
East of Eden (1952)
Mere Christianity (1952)
The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
Waiting for Godot (1952)
Lord of the Flies (1954)
The Lord of the Rings (1954-55)
Lolita (1955)
History of the English-Speaking Peoples (1956-58)
Atlas Shrugged (1957)
The Spinoza of Market Street (1961)
Winter of our Discontent (1961)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962)
"I Have a Dream" speech (1963)
Letter from Birmingham Jail (1963)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
Cancer Ward (1968-69)
The First Circle (1968)
The Gulag Archipelago (1974-76)
The Silmarillion (pub. 1977)
Song of Solomon (1977)
Aristotle for Everybody (1978)
Knowledge and Decisions (1980)
Rites of Passage (1980)
To the Ends of the Earth (1980-89)
Six Great Ideas (1981)
Civil Rights (1985)
Ten Philosophical Mistakes (1985)
Close Quarters (1987)
A Conflict of Visions (1987)
Fire Down Below (1989)
Intellect: Mind Over Matter (1990)
Race and Culture (1994)
Conquests and Cultures (1998)
Migrations and Cultures (1998)
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