Jean-Jacques Rousseau Cartoon

by Nicole Steck ~ April 22nd, 2010. Filed under: Chapter 16: The Age of Enlightenment: Rationalism and its Uses.

Nicole Steck

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an outspoken author who argued that, unlike the philosophes of the time posited, society was more than the sum of its parts. He is well-known for being the author of several acclaimed treatises, including Discourse on the Origin of Inequality and The Social Contract.

A thought-provoking cartoon about Rousseau can be found here:, and select “26359” to reach the exact cartoon.

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