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The Statistical Beginnings of Historical Thought: Joseph de Maistre against Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1794–96

Carolina Armenteros

in The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the genesis of Maistrian historical thought in De l'état de nature and De la souveraineté du people (1794–96), two essays that refute Jean-Jacques Rousseau and contain most of ... More


Raising the Rational Child: Real-Life Experiments and Alternatives to Rousseau

in The Wild Girl, Natural Man, and the Monster: Dangerous Experiments in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226160559
eISBN:
9780226160573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226160573.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the writings of three notorious parent-pedagogues—Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Thomas Day, and Manon Roland—who followed the precepts laid out in Emile to devastating ends. Their ... More


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