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Jean-jacques rousseau: fundamental political writings includes the social contract, discourse on the sciences and the arts, discourse on the origins of inequality, and preface to narcissus. Later, he returned to neuchâtel to replace his former teacher but returned to geneva when he was invited to become a co-director, with claparède and bovet, of the jean-jacques rousseau institute in 1929, jean piaget accepted the post of director of the international bureau of education and remained the head of this international organization. The social contract jean-jacques rousseau glossary agreement: the item that rousseau calls a convention is an event, whereas what we call 'conventions' (setting aside the irrelevant 'convention' = 'professional get-together') are.
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