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    Rousseau.Nicholas Dent - 2005 - New York: Routledge.
    In this superb introduction, Nicholas Dent covers the whole of Rousseau's thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Rousseau's life and works, he introduces and assesses Rousseau's central ideas and arguments. These include the corruption of modern civilization, the state of nature, his famous theories of _amour de soi _and _amour propre_, education, and his famous work _Emile_. He gives particular attention to Rousseau's theories of democracy and freedom found in his most celebrated work, _The Social Contract_, and explains what (...)
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    'Anger is a short madness': Dealing with anger in émile's education.Nicholas Dent - 2000 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 34 (2):313–325.
    This paper considers the place of anger in human development and culture, as discussed by Rousseau inÉmile. It is argued that Rousseau presents anger as intimately associated with imperious self-assertion, and with a representation of others as malign and obstructive. If this pattern of thought and expectation is consolidated, the will to dominate these supposedly obstructive others becomes the central preoccupation. The madness lies in the idea contained in this that failure in having one's desires satisfied signals a wrong, an (...)
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    The basic principle of Emile's education.Nicholas Dent - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 22 (2):139–149.
    Nicholas Dent; The Basic Principle of Emile's Education, Journal of Philosophy of Education, Volume 22, Issue 2, 30 May 2006, Pages 139–149, https://doi.org/10.
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    ‘Anger is a Short Madness’: Dealing with Anger in Émile's Education.Nicholas Dent - 2000 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 34 (2):313-325.
    This paper considers the place of anger in human development and culture, as discussed by Rousseau inÉmile. It is argued that Rousseau presents anger as intimately associated with imperious self-assertion, and with a representation of others as malign and obstructive. If this pattern of thought and expectation is consolidated, the will to dominate these supposedly obstructive others becomes the central preoccupation. The madness lies in the idea contained in this that failure in having one's desires satisfied signals a wrong, an (...)
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    Rousseau: The sentiment of existence - by David Gauthier.Nicholas Dent - 2008 - Philosophical Books 49 (4):379-381.
    In this superb introduction, Nicholas Dent covers the whole of Rousseau's thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Rousseau's life and works, he introduces and assesses Rousseau's central ideas and arguments. These include the corruption of modern civilization, the state of nature, his famous theories of amour de soi and amour propre , education, and his famous work Emile . He gives particular attention to Rousseau's theories of democracy and freedom found in his most celebrated work, The Social Contract , (...)
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  6. Teleological ethics.Nicholas Dent - 1999 - In David Carr & J. W. Steutel (eds.), Virtue Ethics and Moral Education. Routledge. pp. 21.
     
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    Review of Matthew Simpson, Rousseau's Theory of Freedom[REVIEW]Nicholas Dent - 2006 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (11).
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    Rousseau: The Sentiment of Existence‐ By David Gauthier. [REVIEW]Nicholas Dent - 2008 - Philosophical Books 49 (4):379-381.
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