The publication of these excellent translations is a happy occasion for teachers of courses in political philosophy and the history of political theory. . . . Raymon M. Lemos, Teaching PhilosophyThe single most comprehensive, reliable and economical collection ofRousseaus explicitly political writings. Michael Franz, Loyola CollegeRousseau, Jean-Jacques is the author of 'Basic Political Writings', published 1987 under ISBN 9780872200470 and ISBN 0872200477.