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Index Alembert, J. le Rond d' 62 apes 42-5 aristocrats, government by 98 Aristotle 35, 39 art 64, 166 arts, the 26-7 autobiographical work see Confessions Boswell, James 124 Buttafoco 1 03-4 childhood 4-5 children R. abandons his 18

education of 73 Christianity 101 city-state 5-6 civilization 23, 52, 167-70

falsehood of 25-6 see also society, modern collective identity 90 collectivist state, the 112-13 community 111

single 91 Condillac, Etienne de 16 Confessions 123, 128-38 Corsica, test case 103-4 death of R. 152 deism 100 democracy 86 Derrida, Jacques 32-3 Dialogues 139 Diderot, Denis 16, 20-2 Discourse

The First 24-8 The Second 34-53 Ducommun, Abel 7 ecological disaster 169 educationalists 73 Emile66-77 Epinay, Mme d' 53 First Discourse, The 24-8 Foucault, Michel 159 freedom 86, 95, 114-16 French ambassador, R. secretary to 17 French Revolution 155 General Will, the 89-102,

107-18 Geneva R. attacks 121-2 as a city-state 5-6 Girardin, Marquis de 143 God 54-5, 74

see also religion government 48, 97-9

necessity of 78-80 see also democracy Grotius, Hugo 14, 46 Hegel, G.W.F. 36 Hermitage, The 53-4 Hobbes, Thomas 14, 35, 37, 44-5, 107 on The Social Contract81 Houdetot, Comptesse d' 57, 61 human nature 35 Hume, David 126, 135 imagination, the 142 language 30-3, 65 legislation 85-7, 99

see also General Will, the Letter to d'Alembert 62 Locke, John 14, 20, 37, 49,

107 on The Social Contract 81 Machiavelli, Niccolo 35 Marx, Karl 36 modern man 47 Moral Letters, The 61 music 64 R. studies 9 R. teaches 10, 11 musical notation system 16 natural humans 40-6, 172 meaning of 39 religion 74 nature laws of 38 state of 37 novel , R. writes 57-60 obedience 86-8

see also government opera, R. composes 15, 29 paranoia, R. 125 Paris, R. goes to 16 Philosophes, the 19-20, 52 Poland, test case 105 postmodernism 159 primitive man 42-6 primitivism 167 property 49 religion 75, 100-1 Reveries, Les 143-50 Romanticism 163-6 Rousseau, Jean-Jacques childhood 4-5 children, abandons 18 dies 152

goes to England 125 fantasy world 56 in love57 marries 127 returns to Paris 128 becomes philosopher 22 as secretary 28 travels 10 has a vision 22 Savoyard, Le Vicaire 74 Second Discourse, The 34-53 sexual eccentricity 12 Social Contract, The 77ft,

106, 111-12, 156-7, 159 see also General Will, the society modern 48-51

see also General Will, the; Social Contract, The soul, the 76 sovereignty 83, 94-7 Spartans, the 5, 26, 27, 63 State, the 84 totalitarianism 162 urinary problems 29 "Villeneuve, Vaussore de" 10 voluntary association, the State as 84 war50 Warens, Mme de 7-9, 53 R. becomes lover of 11 -14 writing 31

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