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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (painted portrait).jpg
Rousseau by Maurice Quentin de La Tour, 1753
Born(1712-06-28)28 June 1712
Died2 July 1778(1778-07-02) (aged 66)
Era18th-century philosophy
(early modern philosophy)
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolSocial contract
Romanticism
Main interests
Political philosophy, music, education, literature, autobiography
Notable ideas
General will, amour de soi, amour-propre, moral simplicity of humanity, child-centered learning, civil religion, popular sovereignty, positive liberty, public opinion
Signature
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Signature.svg