6 edition of Rousseau, the self-made saint found in the catalog.
Rousseau, the self-made saint
Jakob Herman Huizinga
|Statement||J. H. Huizinga.|
|LC Classifications||PQ2043 .H84 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 284 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||284|
|LC Control Number||76013909|
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Rousseau, the self-made saint. New York: Grossman Publishers, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: J H Huizinga.
Huizinga, son of the Johan Huizinga who wrote The Waning of the Middle Ages, writes of Rousseau with an elegant rancor which suggests that to debunk the noxious Jean-Jacques has been his dearest wish since infancy.
Indeed, the man invites this treatment: maudlin, treacherous, egomaniacal, churlish, pompous, inconsistent, intellectually sloppy, and supremely convinced.
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xvii, p.,  leaves of plates: 25 cm American ed. published under title: Rousseau, the self-made saint Includes index Bibliography: p. Pages: ROUSSEAU; The Self-Made Saint by Huizinga, J.H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rough-and-tumble political struggles of modernity.
Rousseau was a self-made man. Although his mother died in childbirth and his father, an unsuccessful watchmaker, abandoned him at age twelve, young Jean-Jacques acquired a vast knowledge of West-ern philosophy through his own readings.
His first books—the Discourse on the Sciences. Moving in western culture from the ancient and medieval periods into the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, we approach modernity. The discovery of the new world, developments in commerce and industry, the Reformation, the scientific revolution, and the rise of the secular alongside the decline of Christianity transformed western civilization.
Augustine represents human nature as bad, “fallen.” Rousseau’s “revelation of man” owes nothing to divinity. It is a natural “revelation,” the work of a philosopher, not a saint.
Godlike, he writes his own book or ‘Bible,’ revealing himself. As a philosopher, Rousseau finds Socrates’ life the most relevant parallel to his own.
The Great Naïve Masters are coming from Septem to Febru at the Musée Maillol for the “From the Douanier Rousseau to Séraphine. Literature Network» Jean Jacques Rousseau» Emile, or On Education» Book IV - Age 15 to Age Book IV - Age 15 to Age How swiftly life passes here below.
The first quarter of it is gone before we know how to use it; the last quarter finds us incapable of enjoying life. At first we do not know how to live; and when. Thomas Hobbes – (This is a summary of a chapter in a book I often used in university classes: Thirteen Theories of Human Nature, Oxford Univ.
Press) Our discussion of theories of human nature will now move from the ancient worlds to the 18 th century with Immanuel Kant. Needless to say, a lot happened in the interim.
That winter, through the insistence of physiocrats such as the Turgot brothers, Crèvecoeur visited Paris and began taking part in the salon of the Countess d’Houdetot, best known for having been an intimate friend of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (and made famous by Rousseau’s description of their love affair in Les Confessions).Cited by: 4.
Here are some insights from an exceptionally good biography of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, entitled Rousseau–The Self Made Saint by J. Huizinga (New York, Grossman Publishers, ). Rousseau is undeniably an important figure in the West.
To this day he is probably the most influential shaper of Western pedagogy and teaching methods. Michel Guillaume Jean de Crèvecœur (French pronunciation: [miʃɛl ɡijom ʒɑ̃ də kʁɛvkœʁ]; Decem – Novem ), naturalized in New York as John Hector St.
John, was a French-American writer. He was born in Caen, Normandy, France, to the Comte and Comtesse de Crèvecœur (Count and Countess of Crèvecœur).Born: DecemNormandy, France. Full text of "The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau" See other formats.
Rousseau and Revolution, the 10th volume of the Story of Civilization, ranges over a Europe in ferment, but centers on the passionate rebel-philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the great exponent of the romantic impulse toward self-exploration and social revolt, who contended with the great rationalist Voltaire for the mind of Europe.
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