Jean Jacques Rousseau Social Contract

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau(1712 - 1778) , he was a strong advocate of naturalism, writer, musician and Swiss philosopher.Together with Voltaire and Montesquieu, he is among the great thinkers of the Enlightenment in France. However, the work of Jean Jacques Rousseau presents divergent points, as the concept of progress, and generally more advanced: his political and social ideas heralded the French Revolution, his literary sensibility anticipated the romanticism and of the new concepts that he introduced in the field of education, he is considered the father of modern pedagogy. The social contract of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is a treatise on political rights, which intends to deal with the difficult problem of maintaining freedom in a society that is both justice and human: "Man is born free and, however, he is living chained in all parts .. The Declaration of the Rights of Man also find himself in his ideas one of his sources of inspiration. According to Rousseau, the principle that guarantees this social transformation…show more content…
In the first part Rousseau begins with the following words “El hombre ha nacido libre, y en todas se halla entre cadenas. Créese alguno señor de los demás sin dejar por esto de ser mas esclavo que ellos mismos. Como ha tenido efecto esta mudanza? (…)” is clear to indicate that the individual must find the necessary conditions, which have to be legal or legitimate so you can live in society. Rousseau assumes that all men are born free and equal by nature. He said that the family Is the main model of political society and after a reference to the war and slavery, he also present his idea about the social pact. Rousseau distinguishes three types of freedoms: the natural freedom, which is what is lost after the contract, civil freedom is limited by the general will and moral freedom, which is the only one that makes man master of himself. The social pact becomes equal to men by convention and
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