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Scott, John T. 1963-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 103 publications in 3 languages and 4,626 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: B2137, 192
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John T Scott
The philosophers' quarrel : Rousseau, Hume, and the limits of human understanding by Robert Zaretsky( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rise and spectacular fall of the friendship between the two great philosophers of the eighteenth century, barely six months after they first met, reverberated on both sides of the Channel. As the relationship between Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume unraveled, a volley of rancorous letters was fired off, then quickly published and devoured by aristocrats, intellectuals, and common readers alike. Everyone took sides in this momentous dispute between the greatest of Enlightenment thinkers." "In this lively and revealing book, Robert Zaretsky and John T. Scott explore the unfolding rift between Rousseau and Hume. The authors are particularly fascinated by the connection between the thinkers' lives and thought, especially the way that the failure of each to understand the other - and himself - illuminates the limits of human understanding. In addition, they situate the philosophers' quarrel in the social, political, and intellectual milieu that informed their actions, as well as the actions of the other participants in the dispute, such as James Boswell, Adam Smith, and Voltaire. By examining the conflict through the prism of each philosopher's contribution to Western thought, Zaretsky and Scott reveal the implications for the two men as individuals and philosophers as well as for the contemporary world."--Jacket
Essay on the origin of languages and writings related to music by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jean-Jacques Rousseau the writer-philosopher was a practicing musician and theorist for years before publication of his first Discourse, but scholars have neglected these fertile, inexhaustible ideas because they were either unavailable in a critical edition or viewed as standing outside the aegis of his system of thought." "This graceful translation remedies both those failings by bringing together the Essay with a comprehensive selection of the musical writings. Many of the latter are responses to authors like Rameau, Grimm, and Raynal, and a unique feature of this edition is the inclusion of writings by these authors to help establish the historical and ideological context of Rousseau's writings and the intellectual exchanges of which they are a part."--Jacket
The major political writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau : the two Discourses and the Social contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rousseau and "L'Infame" : religion, toleration, and fanaticism in the age of Enlightenment( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrasez l'infâme! Voltaire's rallying cry against fanaticism resonates with new force today. Nothing suggests the complex legacy of the Enlightenment more than the struggle of superstition, prejudice, and intolerance advocated by most of the Enlightenment philosophers, regardless of their ideological differences. The aim of this book is to undertake a reconsideration of the controversies surrounding the questions of religion, toleration, and fanaticism in the eighteenth century through an examination of Rousseau's dialogue with Voltaire. What come to light from this confrontation are two lead
Jean-Jacques Rousseau : critical assessments of leading political philosophers( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together critical assessments of the broad range of Rousseau's thought, with a particular emphasis on his political theory, this systematic collection is an essential resource for both student and scholar
The Routledge guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince by John T Scott( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic freedom and human flourishing: perspectives from political philosophy( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is economic liberty necessary for individuals to lead truly flourishing lives? Whether your immediate answer is yes or no, this question is deceptively simple. What do we mean by liberty? What constitutes the flourishing life? How are these related? How is economic liberty related to other goods that affect human flourishing? To answer these questions-and more-this volume brings to bear some of history's greatest thinkers, interpreted by some of today's leading scholars of their thought. How might Aristotle have understood the relationship between economic liberty and human flourishing? Hobbes and Locke, Mill, Rousseau, Burke, Adam Smith, Kant, de Tocqueville, and Marx? So much of the policy and political debates around issues of economic liberty are often cast in somewhat narrow terms. What is the precise magnitude of this elasticity? Is a certain policy popular among key constituencies? Of course, economic and political analysis have a vital role to play in shaping and understanding public policy. But it is helpful-and refreshing-from time to time to step back and examine the foundation. This volume endeavors to do exactly that." from publisher's website
La querella de los filosofos : Rousseau, Hume y los limites del entendimiento humano by Robert Zaretsky( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Jacques Rousseau( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together critical assessments of the broad range of Rousseau's thought, with a particular emphasis on his political theory, this systematic collection is an essential resource for both student and scholar
Jean Jacques Rousseau( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together critical assessments of the broad range of Rousseau's thought, with a particular emphasis on his political theory, this systematic collection is an essential resource for both student and scholar
Jean Jacques Rousseau( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing together critical assessments of the broad range of Rousseau's thought, with a particular emphasis on his political theory, this systematic collection is an essential resource for both student and scholar
The foundations of Rousseau's political philosophy by John T Scott( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge Guides to the Great Books : the Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince by John T Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Frail happiness : an essay on Rousseau by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Although all have commendable features, it is the third way, that of the moral individual - the path laid out in Rousseau's novel, Emile - that the philosopher recommends without reservation."--Jacket
Paradoxes and interpretations( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jean-Jacques Rousseau by John T Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Politics, arts, and autobiography( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Political principles and institutions( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Human nature and history( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rousseau And [I]l'Infâme[/I] : Religion, Toleration, and Fanaticism in the Age of Enlightenment by Ourida Engelberts( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The philosophers' quarrel : Rousseau, Hume, and the limits of human understanding
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Essay on the origin of languages and writings related to musicRousseau and "L'Infame" : religion, toleration, and fanaticism in the age of EnlightenmentJean-Jacques Rousseau : critical assessments of leading political philosophersJean Jacques RousseauJean Jacques RousseauJean Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques RousseauRousseau And [I]l'Infâme[/I] : Religion, Toleration, and Fanaticism in the Age of Enlightenment