In Our Time: Philosophy

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From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.

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Rousseau on Education


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) on the education of children, as set out in his novel or treatise Emile, published in 1762. He held that children are born with natural goodness, which he sought ...

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