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He had read Rousseau, Voltaire, and other thinkers in French society.
Rousseau maintained that humans are peaceful in their natural state; wars result from the corrupting influences of civilization.
The intellectual descendants of Hobbes and Rousseau tend to regard government as either a cure for or a cause of violence.
And as Rousseau told us long ago, equality breeds comparison, and comparison breeds competition.From Smarm To Snark, We’re All Soldiers In The War On Obscurity|James Poulos|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But she was quoting Rousseau and Voltaire in her letters when she was only 16, before she ever met the doctor.
Rousseau was right; he was a being apart; and the philosophers could not forgive him for his independence.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Kant exaggerates the dualism: Rousseau would abolish it by ignoring the more important of the two antitheses.
Following the ideas of Rousseau, there could be but little room for learning, commerce, or navigation.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
This is Rousseau, the most conspicuous figure in the famous coterie.The Women of the French Salons|Amelia Gere Mason
By invitation, Rousseau called on the commander of the Western Department.The Secret Service.|Albert D. Richardson