This January, the OUP Philosophy team honors Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) as their Philosopher of the Month. Rousseau was a Swiss writer and philosopher. He is considered one of the most important figures for his contribution to modern European intellectual history and political philosophy. His books have attracted both admiration and hostility during his lifetime and had an immense influence on his contemporaries and other thinkers.
You may have read his work, but how much do you really know about Jean-Jacques Rousseau? Test your knowledge with our quiz below.
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