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On the Happiness of the Philosophic Life: Reflections on Rousseau's Rêveries in Two Books

 

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On the Happiness of the Philosophic Life: Reflections on Rousseau's Rêveries in Two Books

Heinrich Meier


This book presents the author's confrontation with Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Les rêveries du Promeneur Solitaire, the philosopher's most beautiful and daring work, as well as his last and least understood. Bringing to bear more than thirty years of study of Rousseau, the book unfolds an original interpretation in two parts. The first part approaches the Rêveries not as another autobiographical text in the tradition of the Confessions and the Dialogues ... Read more

 

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