Rousseau

Chapter on The Hobbesianism of Rousseau

Richard Tuck: ‘Rousseau and Hobbes: The Hobbesianism of Rousseau’, in Thinking with Rousseau: From Machiavelli to Schmitt, ed. Helena Rosenblatt and Paul Schweigert, Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 37-62.

This chapter compares key ideas in the thought of Hobbes and Rousseau, including their views on human nature and democracy.