Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jean-Jacques Rousseau French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
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Quotations

  • Isadora Duncan
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    “The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche.”

Usage

In literature:

Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 196.
"Beginnings of the American People" by Carl Lotus Becker
Characteristically enough, if you turn up Rousseau in the index, you will find Jean Baptiste, but not Jean Jacques.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
I was once applied to by an agent representing a $6000 "Autograph Edition" of Jean Jacques Rousseau.
"Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs" by Henry H. Harper
Jean Jacques Rousseau is perhaps the most squalid, as it certainly is one of the most splendid, among French literary names.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU the man is inseparable from Rousseau the writer; his works proceed directly from his character and his life.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 72, 114, 197.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
It is related of Jean Jacques Rousseau that once when he was walking in the Tuileries he caught the aroma of roasting coffee.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
And it turns out that Jean Jacques Rousseau is right.
"Fathers and Children" by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Did not he once pay a visit to Jean-Jacques Rousseau without having apprised him of his call?
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
The republican sheepfold dreamed of by the admirer of Jean-Jacques Rousseau was invaded by ferocious beasts.
"Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty" by Imbert de Saint-Amand
You are all of you afraid of Jean Jacques Rousseau, of the fool of equal rights.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
Suard du Rollet and Jean Jacques Rousseau fought in the opposite ranks.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris
Rousseau (Jean Jacques), Swiss philosopher, b. Geneva, 28 June, 1712.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Jean Jacques Rousseau seems to have been everywhere.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, =1=, 142.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II" by William James
Jean Jacques Rousseau never gave his real self to the world despite the loud Gallic boast of the paragraphs above.
"Oscar Wilde" by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
Opposite it was the tomb of Jean Jacques Rousseau.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
As a politician, or rather as a thinker on politics he stands for England as Jean Jacques Rousseau has stood for France.
"Thomas Paine, The Apostle of Liberty" by John E. Remsburg
Once he informed his congregation that they would all be damned like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Fenelon!
"A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 99, 161, 241, 266, 283.
"Genius in Sunshine and Shadow" by Maturin Murray Ballou
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In news:

Confessions, Émile and Julie By Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Educated at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris as a lawyer, Robespierre became a disciple of philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau and a passionate advocate for the poor.
Happy Birthday to Jean-Jacques Rousseau : Why the World's First Celebrity Intellectual Still Matters.
Portrait of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, by Maurice Quentin de La Tour.
Interview with Christopher Kelly on Jean Jacques Rousseau .
Confessions, Émile and Julie By Jean-Jacques Rousseau .
It's not that people have decided, with Jean-Jacques Rousseau , that they hate books because they're debasing and corrupting.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius by Leo Damrosch Houghton Mifflin, 566 pp.
At a time when everyone's a stickler for provenance, the wine atelier O Château has struck a chord with its wine-and-tapas bar concept on the Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau near Les Halles.
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