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- Rousseau, Henri Known as "Le Douanier.” 1844-1910. French primitive painter of portraits, still lifes, city scenes, and metaphorical works, such as The Snake Charmer (1907).
- Rousseau, Jean Jacques 1712-1778. Swiss philosopher and writer who held that the individual is essentially good but usually corrupted by society. His written works include The Social Contract and Émile (both 1762).
- Rousseau, Théodore 1812-1867. French landscape painter who was the leader of the Barbizon school. His works include Descent of the Cattle (c. 1834).
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- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. Jean-Jacques Rousseau Swiss philosopher
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- n. French primitive painter (1844-1910)
- n. 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)
Of Rousseau there is, I believe, no full biographical account in our literature, and even France has nothing more complete under this head than Musset-Pathay's _Histoire de la Vie et des Ouvrages de J.J. Rousseau_ (1821).
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU the man is inseparable from Rousseau the writer; his works proceed directly from his character and his life.
Oh, and Rob - I'm writing part four now, and while I'm really pleased with how Craig Rousseau is interpreting it, I still think you would have done a knockout steampunk MODOK.
(I'm sure Rousseau is warmly rotating in his grave though.)
Rousseau is not concerned with this type of inequality and wishes to investigate moral inequality.
The island has its own agenda, which probably also has something to do with why Rousseau is still alive.
Obviously Rousseau is weird, if not actually insane.
A lot of your ideas and “contradictions” easily go away with the explanation that Rousseau is simply wrong, mistaken, or it was said as an opinion.
If Rousseau is Dharma, and in fact Annie, did she oppose Ben and face a brain-scrambling in Room 23 before being exiled to the jungle?
For female blankness in Rousseau's Émile, Edgeworth's