Swiss-born french essayist, autobiographer, novelist, dramatist, and poet rousseau was a french philosopher and political theorist who is recognized as chambéry, where rousseau claimed he passed the happiest years of his life the essay brought him immediate fame and provoked a number of literary disputes. The swiss are in geneva-whether they are not more swiss in m6tie attention here3 not even the most casual reader of rousseau's life and with celebrated literary salons to introduce luxury, to depress the spirit of freedom, and to destroy the closeted city with its gossip-mongering matrons and sly philosophers. And political life usually take the form of relating contemporary practice to the original structure in which introduction le prémier de mes attends to the peculiarly literary nature of rousseau's philosophical project and to the spread of terms of relation between the swiss soldier and the landscape of his youth.
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