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When jean jacques rousseau wrote the social contract, the concepts of liberty and freedom were not new ideas many political theorists such as thomas. If the greatness of a philosophical work can be measured by the volume and vehemence of the public response, there is little question that rousseau's social . Introduction rousseau, jean jacques social contract & discourses 1913. As rousseau cautioned in his “social contract”: “the general will is always right, but the judgment which guides it is not always enlightened.
The social contract jean-jacques rousseau glossary agreement: the item that rousseau calls a convention is an event, whereas what we call 'conventions' . Rousseau has two distinct social contract theories the first is found in his essay, discourse on the origin and. The social contract outlines rousseau's views on political justice, explaining how a just and legitimate state is to be founded, organized and.