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Political radicalism

Personality and creativity of Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) belongs to the phenomena by the French culture of XVIII century, which had the most prolonged and profound influence on the ideological life of his contemporaries, he belongs to the circle people who are in France "enlightened minds for the coming revolution." Participating in general all the educators struggle, Rousseau leads her to the position on which have never been nor Voltaire, nor Diderot or d'Holbach, nor Grimm, nor Galvetsy. In any of the works of Rousseau continually heard four leitmotifs: the cult personality, sensitivity, the cult of nature and a sense of social injustice. These motifs are mainly characterized by a philosophical philosophy of Rousseau, and his direct perception of life and all its artistic creativity.

Consciousness Rousseau formed in extremely controversial circumstances. The sensitivity of his character to face graft he still a young Puritan rigor, perseverance and even obstinacy of thought. Absence interest in social activities in the strict sense of the word balanced by a keen and deep interest in Rousseau to the basic problems social existence of man. In his writings, Rousseau showed not only a strong logic of reasoning (although in this area with him and there are sometimes failures), but particularly the ability suggestion taivshuyusya and the very nature of his thought and in the way of its literary design, ie in the nature of his style. The doctrine of Rousseau and spread win the minds not only by reason and evidence, but also by nascent emotional impact. Developing the theory in his writings sensitivity as a method of knowing the world and of man, Rousseau adds to the sensitivity in their tretesoslovnyh readers. Sensitivity grew at this time of style not only literature but also of life. She was one of the most notable aspects of social psychology in the XVIII. and especially clearly addressed later in the ideological and psychological experiences revolutionary years.

Socio-political views of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778 Gg.) outstanding philosopher, writer and theorist of pedagogy,launched a new direction of public opinion - political radicalism. Extended them program of radical transformation of the social system consistent with the interests of and the requirements of the peasant masses,radicalized poor. Literary fame Rousseau brought work "Discourse on the sciences and arts, "which he wrote after learning that the Academy of Dijon conducts an essay contest on the theme: "Whether the revival of science and Arts Advancement of manners? "to a question, Rousseau said - in spite of all traditions of the Enlightenment - in the negative. In the "reasoning" was placed under questioned the provision that the dissemination of knowledge can improve the morals of society. "Progress of Science and Arts, no adding to our happiness, only spoiled the morals "- claimed thinker. Distribution of unnecessary human knowledge generates a luxury which in turn leads to the enrichment of some at the expense of others, to the exclusion of the rich and the poor. The work provoked heated debate (as contained in It attacks against the development of knowledge came to be called "paradoxes of Rousseau) and brought him fame.

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