|I have heard it said, and he has perhaps been told, that one of the best phrases in Mr Walpole's letter was by you, and that you had said in jest, speaking in the name of the King of Prussia, 'If you wish for persecutions, I am a king, and can procure them for you of any sort you like,' and that Mr Walpole||Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, "Book V", Emile, p|
|" Rousseau's ideas have influenced progressive "child-centered" education||Rousseau based his political philosophy on contract theory and his reading of|
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|"On the Origin of Language", trans||In fact, rather than being run by vote of the "citizens", the city was ruled by a small number of wealthy families that made up the "Council of Two Hundred"; these delegated their power to a 25-member executive group from among them called the "Little Council"|
|"Aspects of Rousseau's Political Thought", Political Science Quarterly, December 1961||Rousseau befriended fellow philosopher in 1742, and would later write about Diderot's romantic troubles in his Confessions|
" Rousseau had read about an essay competition sponsored by the to be published in the Mercure de France on the theme of whether the development of the arts and sciences had been morally beneficial.19