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The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (translated by Maurice Cranston)

This book is a non-fiction philosophical work in which Jean-Jacques Rousseau sets out the ways in which he believes a state should be correctly run. Interestingly enough, it was one of several things which sparked off the French Revolution. In … Continue reading

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Romantenment

As part of my university studies, I’ve been reading lately about the conflict between the Romantic poets and those in favour of the Enlightenment (this taking place between roughly 1650 and 1800). Each group of them held worldviews which they … Continue reading

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