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|Title:||Some Considerations of Democracy and Science in the political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau|
|Keywords:||Political Science;Political Science|
|Abstract:||<p>This thesis is a comparative study of Rousseau's Premier Discours and-Du Contract Social. The essay will attempt to establish the thesis that science is both indispensable and dangerous to a democratic order. Democracy, we assume, presupposes self-restraint, more specifically, the self-restraint of the few best citizens. The question then is-·does science support those virtues by which men may be persuaded to serve democracy or, quite the contrary, to destroy it?</p>|
|Appears in Collections:||Open Access Dissertations and Theses|
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