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To debate Rousseau is really to debate the main issues of our contemporary life
in literature, politics, education, and ... One cannot afford to be merely partisan in
this strife, to be blind to Rousseau's numerous merits — for example, to all he did
predecessors in this field on the ground that they have been blinded by
partisanship, and promises to give us at last the true meaning of Rousseau. Yet
this writer does not even cite the passage that, as Rousseau himself correctly
tells us, ...
One reason that Rousseau gave for his abandonment of his five children was that
he had been robbed by the rich of the wherewithal to feed them. The ease with
which multitudes have been persuaded to follow Rousseau in this evasion of ...
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review