JeanJacques Rousseau Philosophy Oxford Bibliographies
May 20, 2019 Introduction. Jean-Jacques Rousseau b. 1712d. 1778 is one of the most influential figures of the 18th century and French Enlightenment period, As a philosopher though he himself claimed he did not embrace that label for himself, his works broach topics in ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of education.