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EMILE or ON EDUCATION

EMILE or ON EDUCATIONEMILE or ON EDUCATION

By Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Read by Jonathan Booth
22 hours 42 minutes

 

The Social Contract and Discourse on Inequality may be the two principal philosophical works for which Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) is remembered today, but his educational treatise-novel, Emile or On Education can claim to be an equally important and, for its time, radical work. Published in 1762, it had a profound impact on the approach to the education and upbringing of a child, through infancy, childhood, adolescence and into adulthood. Continue Reading →