1:10 jean-jacques rousseau asking deep philosical question such has what is the name of his of grandson his name is arseface if you wonder during those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence: from bondage to spiritual faith from spiritual faith to great. Jean-jacques rousseau, a leading enlightenment thinker, was perhaps most famous for his appeal to the “state of during his last years of life, he turned for comfort to the study of botany and to walking in the coun- rousseau drew on christian and deist views regarding god's providential dominion over the world and.
Modernity and enlightenment are on a perpetual axis of mutual tension the paths of modernity are tortuous, and its roots are not to be found in a desire for enlightenment or in the idea of progress but in the promethean passion of western man to be his own master, to use his insight to make a world.
Rousseau's theology, like much of his philosophy, is paradoxical it comprises both a rejection of traditional christian dogma—notably original sin—as incommensurate with reason, and a defense of christianity and political religion as institutions transcending the rationalism of the enlightenment his thoughts on religion.
Jean-jacques rousseau was a genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century, mainly active in france his political philosophy influenced the enlightenment across europe, as well as aspects of the french revolution and the overall development of modern political and.
Life a traditional biography jean-jacques rousseau was born to isaac rousseau and suzanne bernard in geneva on june 28, 1712 his mother died only a few the major goal of enlightenment thinkers was to give a foundation to philosophy that was independent of any particular tradition, culture, or religion: one that.