Definition of Rousseau, Jean-Jacques in English:

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Syllabification: Rous·seau, Jean-Jacques
Pronunciation: /
 
ro͞oˈsō/
( 1712–78), French philosopher and writer, born in Switzerland. He believed that civilization warps the fundamental goodness of human nature, but that the ill effects can be moderated by active participation in democratic consensual politics. Notable works: Émile (1762) and The Social Contract (1762).

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