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The State of Nature in Rousseau’s Philosophy

(Original title: Konstruování přirozeného stavu v Rousseauově filosofii)
Filozofia, 2018, vol. 73, No 3, pp. 191-200.
Language: Czech
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Abstract

The paper examines Rousseau’s approach to the classical “state of nature” conception. Is Rousseau’s system coherent or not? For Rousseau, the state of nature seems to be a hypothetical abstract concept on one hand and a real state of intersubjective relationships within specific human communities on the other.

Keywords

Development of humans and society, Model of the restoration of nature, Normativity, Rousseau, State of nature

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