Jean Rousseau

By : Ana Contreras

Born - Died

Jean Rousseau was born June 28 , 1712 in Geneva & died July 2 , 1778 in Ermenonville , France .

Best known for . . .

Jean Rousseau was best known for being an influential philosopher in the 18th century . He wrote the acclaim work a Discourse on the Arts & Sciences . He was one of the most important Philosophers of the French enlightenment .

Beliefs

He belived that children are born " good " & that they get their bad habits by the city .