Tuesday, June 2, 2009

June 2: "Back to Nature" in the Seventeenth Century (Vol. 34, pp. 239-249)

Jean Jacques Rousseau was born this day in 1712, and today's selection from "A Savoyard Vicar," is characteristically deep as all of Rousseau's work is. Rousseau didn't care much for civilization and believe man thrived best in a natural state.

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