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Jean Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 - 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational thought. His Discourse on Inequality and The Social Contract are cornerstones in modern political and social thought. Rousseau's sentimental novel Julie, or the New Heloise (1761) was important to the...See more

Personality Profile For Jean Jacques Rousseau

Jean Jacques Rousseau

The following is a personality profile of Jean-Jacques Rousseau based on his work.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau is shrewd, somewhat inconsiderate and can be perceived as indirect.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is carefree as well: he does what he wants, disregarding rules and obligations. But, Jean-Jacques Rousseau is also compromising: he is comfortable using every trick in the book to get what he wants.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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