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Pride and virtue in the political thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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This thesis examines the relationship between political virtue and moral virtue in the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. After critically engaging with Rousseau's compelling yet complex theory of human sociability, focusing more particularly on the seminal relationship between the two forms of self-love, the "natural" amour de soi and "social" amour-propre, it is observed that the culmination of Rousseau's moral theory in Emile sees him espouse a particular kind o...

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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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University of Oxford
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-07-11

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