Definition of Rousseauan

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778).

Partainyms: Rousseau
Derivative terms: Rousseau



Definition of Rousseauan

1. Adjective. Of or relating to (w Jean-Jacques Rousseau) (1712–1778), Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer whose political philosophy influenced the French Revolution. ¹

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Literary usage of Rousseauan

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1889)
"But false as the Rousseauan dogma is, in all its articles, it veils two truths of transcendent importance. The doctrines of natural right and of government ..."

2. First Principles in Politics by William Samuel Lilly (1899)
"and the citizen which is the corner-stone of the Rousseauan political edifice. ... But it may be objected that the Rousseauan theory rather regards ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1917)
"6 The Rousseauan theory, upon the basis of which immunity from the evils of war has been demanded and justified for non-participants in military operations, ..."

4. Pedagogical Articles: Linen-measurer by Leo Tolstoy, Leo Wiener (1905)
"... it gave the author occasion to revel in Rousseauan naturalism and primitive simplicity, and was brought to a conclusion at a time when his contempt for ..."

5. The Revolution in Virginia by Hamilton James Eckenrode (1916)
"He was too acute to become a Rousseauan doctrinaire like his rival, mistrusting human nature because he knew it so well. More than that, deep down in him he ..."

6. The Revolution in Virginia by Hamilton James Eckenrode (1916)
"He was too acute to become a Rousseauan doctrinaire like his rival, mistrusting human nature because he knew it so well. More than that, deep down in him he ..."

7. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"... Rousseauan attitude as regards the perfection of the natural man to assume that this bias, and not the actual facts, lies at the base of Tolstoy's ..."

8. Music and the Romantic Movement in France by Arthur Ware Locke (1920)
"His father had imbibed something of the Rousseauan theory of education through emotion and the imagination, rather than through prescribed methods and ..."

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