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The Social Contract

  1. (1762) A major work by Jean-Jacques Rousseau . Rousseau states that governmental organization should be based on the general will of a society and should conform to the nature of human beings, and that the majority in a government has a right to banish resistant minorities.


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gallimaufry

[gal-uh-maw-free ]

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