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Rousseau et Locke: Dialogues critiques (Paperback)

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Surmontant une opposition souvent outree entre les deux auteurs, ce volume reevalue l'heritage de la pensee de Locke chez Rousseau, dans tous les domaines de sa philosophie (identite personnelle, epistemologie, medecine, morale, pedagogie, economie, politique). Au-dela de l'histoire intellectuelle, l'ouvrage met en lumiere le dialogue critique fecond que Rousseau entretient avec Locke, quitte a identifier les distorsions que le Citoyen de Geneve fait subir a son predecesseur. Tout en etablissant la dette de l'auteur d'Emile a l'egard du 'sage Locke', le volume discerne la pertinence des objections que Rousseau lui adresse en operant un retour a la lettre de la philosophie de Locke. En quel sens Rousseau a-t-il etabli sa philosophie sur des 'principes communs' a ceux de Locke ? Quelle subversion fait-il subir a l'Essai concernant l'entendement humain ou aux Pensees sur l'education ? Quels sont les points aveugles de la philosophie de Locke que la critique rousseauiste permet de mettre en lumiere et, a l'inverse, les limites de la critique rousseauiste de Locke ? Tels sont les axes de cet ouvrage qui reunit des specialistes, en philosophie et en litterature, de Rousseau et de Locke.



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Transcending an often outraged opposition between the two authors, this volume reassesses the legacy of Locke's thought in that of Rousseau, in all the areas of his philosophy (personal identity, epistemology, medicine, morality, pedagogy, economics, politics). Beyond an intellectual history, this collected volume highlights the fruitful critical dialogue that Rousseau maintains with Locke, while identifying the ways in which the Citizen of Geneva distorted his predecessor's thought. While establishing the author of Emile's debt to the 'sage Locke', the volume also discerns the relevance of Rousseau's objections to Lockian philosophy. In what sense did Rousseau establish his own philosophy on 'common principles' to those of Locke? How does he subvert the Essay Concerning Human Understanding or the Thoughts Concerning Education? What are the blind spots in Locke's philosophy that Rousseau highlights and, conversely, the limits of Rousseau's criticism of Locke? These are the main aspects of this volume, which brings together scholars in philosophy and literature, on Rousseau and Locke.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900Western philosophy: Enlightenment Publisher: Liverpool University Press Publication Date: 11/07/2022 ISBN-13: 9781800854741  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Celine SPECTOR est Professeure au departement de philosophie de Sorbonne Universite. Ses recherches portent sur la theorie politique moderne et contemporaine, notamment les Lumieres francaises, Montesquieu, Rousseau, et leur heritage. Elle travaille actuellement sur la justice sociale et la democratie dans l'Union Europeenne. -- Celine SPECTOR is Professor at the Philosophy Department of Sorbonne University. Her research includes work in modern and contemporary political theory, especially the French Enlightenment, Montesquieu, Rousseau and their legacy. She is currently working on social justice and democracy in the EU. Johanna LENNE-CORNUEZ est chercheuse associee a SND (Sorbonne Universite/CNRS). Elle a recemment publie un ouvrage intitule Etre a sa place. La formation morale du sujet dans la philosophie de Rousseau (Classiques Garnier). Ses travaux portent sur la philosophie des Lumieres et son heritage, ainsi que sur les droits de l'humanite et la justice sociale. -- Johanna LENNE-CORNUEZ is an associate researcher at SND (Sorbonne University/CNRS). She recently published Etre a sa place. La formation morale du sujet dans la philosophie de Rousseau (Classiques Garnier). Her research work focuses on the French Enlightenment and its legacy, human rights and social justice.

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