Enlightenment Thinkers

Aaron D.

Rousseau

Jean Jacques Rousseau was perhaps the most influential philosopher. His most important work was the Social Contract. He believed man was born good and noble, if left untouched by society. In his Social Contract he believed the rulers were to follow General Will. He argued that society corrupted the spirit of man. Rousseau believed man would be a noble savage. He lived from 1712-1778
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