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Britannica Great Books: Montesquieu and Rousseau

by Encyclopedia Britannica, Montesquieu (Contributor), Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Contributor)

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If amidst the infinite number of subjects contained in this book there is anything which, contrary to my expectation, may possibly offend, I can at least assure the public that it was not inserted with an ill intention: for I am not naturally of a captious temper. (Preface)
Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things.
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This omnibus should not be combined with any of the individual works, which are:
  • The Spirit of the Laws, by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu
  • A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, by Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • A Discourse on Political Economy, by Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • The Social Contract, by Jean Jacques Rousseau
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