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Rousseau and Humanism

Rousseau and Humanism

Jean-Jacques Rousseau's humanism placed humans at the center of philosophical inquiry, emphasizing our ability to perfect ourselves. He argued that understanding humanity is key to understanding the world.

  • Human beings are central to understanding the world.
  • Humans possess the capacity for self-improvement.
  • Humanism seeks earthly salvation through human-centric ideologies.

"Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains." – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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High School Reading Teacher. Book lover. Sharing insights to inspire discovery. "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." – Joseph Addison

Western philosophy's evolution is a fascinating journey through complex ideas and influential thinkers. This book provides an accessible guide, distilling intricate concepts into understandable language. By exploring the major phases of Western thought, readers can gain valuable insights into human existence and practical ways to lead a more meaningful life.

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