Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Noun1.Jean-Jacques Rousseau - French philosopher and writer born in SwitzerlandJean-Jacques Rousseau - French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
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A couple of tall poplars and a few other trees stood grouped on the clean, dark gravel, and under them a few garden benches and a bronze effigy of Jean Jacques Rousseau seated on its pedestal.
It was by not following this simple plan that poor Jean Jacques Rousseau came to such grief.
Jean Jacques Rousseau enunciated your socialistic theory nearly two centuries ago.