Jean-jacques rousseau was born to a middle-class family in geneva, which was, at the time, an independent calvinist republic in association with the swiss confederacy. Born on june 28th, 1712, at 40 grand-rue in geneva, jean-jacques rousseau was a prominent philosopher, author, and music composer whose political philosophy had a tremendous impact on the 18th-century thoughts and on the french revolution in particular. The swiss-born philosopher (seeker of wisdom), author, political theorist (one who forms an explanation or theory on a subject based on careful study), and composer (writer of music) jean-jacques rousseau ranks as one of the greatest figures of the french enlightenment, a period of great artistic awakening in france. Swiss-french philosopher and political theorist (1712-1778) (rousseau)was one of the great figures of the french enlightenment and probably the most significant of those who shaped the 19th-century.
Jonathan rée introduces the life and work of the french swiss philosopher jean-jacques rousseau. Jean-jacques rousseau was one of the most influential thinkers during the enlightenment in eighteenth century europe his first major philosophical work, a discourse on the sciences and arts, was the winning response to an essay contest conducted by the academy of dijon in 1750 in this work. Jean-jacques rousseau (/ruːˈsoʊ/ french: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso] 28 june 1712 – 2 july 1778) was a francophone genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century his political philosophy influenced the enlightenment in france and across europe, as well as aspects of the french revolution and the overall development of modern political and educational thought. Jean-jacques rousseau, (1712 – 2 july 1778) was a famous french speaking philosopher he was born in geneva, switzerland and always described himself as being genevan rousseau lived in the 18th century during the age of enlightenment.
Jean-jacques rousseau was a french-speaking swiss polymath, writer, educator, philosopher, musician, botanist and naturalist who presented great contradictions that separated him from the main representatives of the enlightenment. Jean-jacques rousseau, (born june 28, 1712, geneva, switzerland—died july 2, 1778, ermenonville, france), swiss-born philosopher, writer, and political theorist whose treatises and novels inspired the leaders of the french revolution and the romantic generation. Jean-jacques rousseau was born to suzanne bernard and isaac rousseau on june 28, 1712, in geneva, switzerland nine days later his mother died at the age of three, he was reading french novels with his father, and jean-jacques acquired his passion for music from his aunt.
Rousseau institute (also known as jean-jacques rousseau institute or academy of geneva french: académie de genève or institut jean-jacques rousseau) is a private school in geneva, switzerland in 1912, édouard claparède (1873–1940) created an institute to turn educational theory into a science. Jean-jacques rousseau (rew-soh), french philosopher, novelist, and essayist, was born june 28, 1712, in geneva the fact that his mother died at his birth he referred to as the first of his. Introducing the 18th century french swiss philosopher, jean-jacques rousseau: a mini-biography of philosopher jean-jaques rousseau, part of the bbc/ou's programme website for the reith lectures 2002: the philosophy of trust jean-jacques rousseau (1712 - 1778. Biography of jean-jacques rousseau | swiss philosopher (geneva, switzerland, 1712 – ermenonville, france, 1778) swiss philosopher along with voltaire and montesquieu, it is located between the great thinkers of the enlightenment in france. Jean-jacques rousseau (1712-1778) rousseau was a swiss writer and philosopher he is considered one of the most important figures for his contribution to modern european intellectual history and political philosophy.
Jean-jacques rousseau biography, life, interesting facts jean-jacques rousseau was one of the most influential genevan philosophers, writers, and composers of the 18th century the french and american revolution influenced his works as well as his political philosophy. Damaris joyce s torcal ab polsci – iv polsci 72 – a jan 15, 2013 jean jacques rousseau jean-jacques rousseau, born in geneva on june 28, 1712, was a philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century romanticism of french expression. Rousseau, jean-jacques rousseau, jean-jacques, great swiss-born french philosopher and author bgeneva, june 28, 1712 d ermenonville, near paris, july 2, 1778 without other musical training besides desultory self-instruction, rousseau made his debut as a music scholar at the age of 29, reading a paper before the académie in paris (1724), which was received and publ as a dissertation sur.
Jean-jacques rousseau (1712-1778) was a swiss philosopher and a pivotal figure of the european enlightenment the french revolution was shaped more by rousseau’s ideas than by the works of any other figure rousseau was born in geneva, where he was raised and educated by his father, a skilled clockmaker. Jean-jacques rousseau was born in the independent calvinist city-state of geneva in 1712, the son of isaac rousseau, a watchmaker, and suzanne bernard rousseau’s mother died nine days after his birth, with the consequence that rousseau was raised and educated by his father until the age of ten. No other philosopher’s biography is perhaps so well-known as that of jean-jacques rousseau, who made his own life the subject of a number of his writings, including his great autobiographical work, the confessions he was born in 1712 in geneva.
Jean-jacques rousseau the french philosopher jean-jacques rousseau was born june 28, 1712 in geneva, switzerland, to french huguenot parents, isaac rousseau, a clock maker, and suzanne bernard, who died only a few days after his birth. Jean-jacques rousseau (1712 - 1778) was a french philosopher and writer of the age of enlightenment his political philosophy , particularly his formulation of social contract theory (or contractarianism ), strongly influenced the french revolution and the development of liberal , conservative and socialist theory. Jean-jacques rousseau (/ruːˈsoʊ/ french: [ʒɑ̃ʒak ʁuso] 28 june 1712 – 2 july 1778) was a genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century.