[Reading] ➷ Reveries of the Solitary Walker Author Jean-Jacques Rousseau – Healing-oil.info

Reveries of the Solitary Walker The Struggle Between Rousseau S Yearning For Solitude And His Need For Society Is The Central Theme Of The Reveries.In The Two Years Before His Death In 1778, Jean Jacques Rousseau Composed The Ten Meditations Of Reveries Of The Solitary Walker Combining Philosophical Argument With Amusing Anecdotes And Lyrical Desriptive Passages, They Record The Great French Writer S Sense Of Isolation And Alienation From A World Which He Felt Had Rejected His Work As He Wanders Around Paris, Gazing At Plants And Day Dreaming, Rousseau Looks Back Over His Life In Order To Justify His Actions And To Elaborate On His Ideal Of A Well Structured Society Fit For The Noble And Solitary Natural Man.

10 thoughts on “Reveries of the Solitary Walker

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    Les R veries du promeneur solitaire Reveries of the Solitary Walker, Jean Jacques RousseauReveries of the Solitary Walker is an unfinished book by Genevan philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau, written between 1776 and 1778 It was the last of a number of works composed toward the end of his life which were deeply autobiographical in nature Previous elements in this group in

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    A lovely and refreshing little read The book is easy on the eyes and flows very smoothly A book that captures Rousseau s daydreams while walking rather therapeutic and even sometimes thought provoking Its a light and refreshing read for philosophy lovers who want to cleanse their palate between long philosophical texts.

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    If you read his Confessions, which is one of the great autobiographies, possibly the greatest, you will learn that Jean Jacques Rousseau felt himself persecuted by virtually everyone with whom he was associated Even famous figures of the day such as Denis Diderot and the Scottish Philosopher David Hume were counted by Rousseau as his tormentors Although, from my perspecti

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    Well, this sounded really good from the description slightly crazy Rousseau at the end of his life, walking, thinking, bitterness, misanthropy, etc.However, in practice, it was like listening to that drunk guy at the bar telling you how everybody is against him, and how he really deserves better, and how he s really a great guy and that he s not really mad at these people

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    Revery seems to have fallen out of favor nowadays If it s not one of ten million authorities emphasizing the need for efficiency and planned action, or modern evolutionists of all sorts in business, in fitness, in the arts convincing us that if what we re doing isn t in the name of advancement and improvement then it s not worth doing, or just us telling ourselves that we m

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    For a long time I put up a resistance as violent as it was fruitless.

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    These hours of solitude and meditation are the only time of the day when I am completely myself, without distraction or hindrance, and when I can truly say that I am what nature intended me to beSecond Walk For, although I am perhaps the only person in the world to whom destiny has decreed that he should live in this way, I cannot believe that I am the only person to have su

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    Maybe I m psychotic too but I really sympathised with Rousseau and the difficulties plaguing this marvellously intelligent man Reading the Reveries it is so hard to believe that his walks were written over 200 years ago Some may dismiss him as mad but for me I really think he was overly sensitive and suffered for a good part of his life from a persecution complex He was also m

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    I have three books by Jean Jacques Rousseau, this one, The Confessions, which I ve not read yet, as its long and intimidating, and The Social Contract, a political work, which looks a bit dry and fusty, but maybe its a good readmight try it one day Anyway, this is the one I ve read so far and as a first foot in the water concerning this literary great, it went pretty well Its n

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    You can see this book as the man looking at his life and seeking a peace with himself Lots of people do I m a sod, though, so I just seen an endless whinge, a complaint lodged with the Almighty for the mistreatment the author has suffered at the hands of the Universe The man had an appalling time of it but when you read this book you can see why I ve never read anything so annoy

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