written for the Académie de Dijon's competition in 1754, is an attempt to answer the question "What is the origin of inequality among men, and is it authorized by natural law?" Rousseau had won a previous competition with his 1st Discourse and was not to be so lucky with the 2nd, but this work on inequality remains a fascinating study into differences among men.— Excerpted fromDiscourse on Inequalityon Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
4552Discourse on the Origin of Inequality Among MenJean-Jacques RousseauG. D. H. Cole
A DISCOURSE ON A SUBJECT PROPOSED BY THE ACADEMY OF DIJON:
WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF INEQUALITY AMONG MEN,AND IS IT AUTHORISED BY NATURAL LAW?
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