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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None the less, she brings enough that is new to the project, showing Wollstonecraft's engagement with British approaches to civic humanism, and setting her thought in relation not only to Edmund Burke and Jean Jaques Rousseau, but, more searchingly to Adam Smith and Catherine Macaulay.