Reference : Rousseau's Emile or the fear of passions
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Education & instruction
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/1528
Rousseau's Emile or the fear of passions
English
Tröhler, Daniel mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Languages, Culture, Media and Identities (LCMI) >]
2012
Studies in Philosophy & Education
Springer Science & Business Media B.V.
31
5
477-489
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
0039-3746
[en] Enlightenment ; Passion ; Rousseau ; Literary tropes ; History of education ; Philosophy of education ; 18th Century
[en] Notwithstanding the general accepted understanding that Rousseau is the master of modern education reflecting the progress by enlightenment this this articles suggests that Rousseau’s Emile is – as most of Rousseau’s other writings are, too – testimony to a brilliant and passionate writer expressing thoughts about his concern how to deal with passions – passion being one of the most disputed concepts in late seventeenth and in eighteenth century. The reading of Emile has therefore take into account polemic as a literary trope in Rousseau’s style of writing.
Researchers ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/1528
10.1007/s11217-012-9314-7

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